Scientists claim to have proven that the universe came from nothing. This has been publically announced for some time:
“The universe burst into something from absolutely nothing––zero, nada. And as it got bigger, it became filled with even more stuff that came from absolutely nowhere. How is that possible? Ask Alan Guth. His theory of inflation helps explain everything.”—front cover of the April 2002 issue of Discover magazine.
A discussion of recent publications from the article The singularity—a ‘Dark’ beginning by physicist Dr. John Hartnett