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When I read that piece, I imagined a giant onion of water, with lots of layers. When Hashem created the firmament, He took one of the middle layers and "crusted" it, such that it became solid. He then took a lower layer, still with plenty of water beneath it, and did the same thing, emptying out all the water between these two layers. (Based on note 3 in the ...
Take a look at the first Ramban in Sefer Bereishis. He makes reference to an idea that Hashem created a "yuli" and created everything else from that. I've seen two explanations for this: one is the atom and the other is the Big Bang.
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