Originally Posted by X-ray 4N6
Where did this "brane" come from?
We are talking about what existed "before" (quoted because we have no correct word to accurately describe the relationship) spacetime itself. A brane is not an object made of matter like everything around you. It is an extradimensional construct with characteristics totally unlike what you see in classical physics. If nothing else then it should be a sufficient candidate for the primum movens
that theists here insist must exist (and usually ascribe to "god").