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originally posted by: glend
We are not on the outside edge of the universe expanding into an empty void but between two great walls that are expanding with us. One such wall is called the CfA2 Great Wall.
Dude think about it, how can space be filled with air?
originally posted by: Ghost147
a reply to: gflyg
Firstly, the universe is about 13.77 billion years old (and that's with an uncertainty of only 0.4%), so if you're seeing galaxies that are 13.8 billion years, report your findings and collect your Nobel prize.
Secondly, according to the theory of cosmic inflation, the entire universe’s size is at least 10^23 times larger than the size of the observable universe. So we don't know what is beyond the 'edge of the universe' because we simply aren't able to observe it (at this current time)
Thirdly, why is this in the Origin's and Creationism forum? Your questions don't seem to be based off of those topics, but more so from a scientific perspective alone.
But if I'm floating in space all alone with Hubble vision every direction I look I see gas and young galaxies just starting out after a big bang. Wouldn't I see everything expanding toward me with me in the center seeing as tho no matter what direction roughly 13.77 billion light years I look I see young galaxies after the big bang expanding from that point toward me in all directions. I might be looking at it wrong but then how should I look at it?
originally posted by: Vector99
a reply to: gflyg
You are aware galaxies can collide and make a "new" galaxy right?
If the Big Bang started from one point shouldn't one person on one side of the globe see young galaxies and the person on the other see the void we are expanding into?
Theoretically the universe expanded uniformly in every direction.
but my understanding of the big bang is every direction I look I see young galaxies from the begining of a big bang. With my understanding of expansion shouldn't objects from the big bang move away from the bang? Now if i am surrounded by those objects moving away from a big bang roughly 13.7 light years all around me. If I'm floating in space all alone would objects look like they are moving toward me from all directions cause that's what I see when I look all around me 13.7 billion light years
originally posted by: wwiilliiaamm
a poor way to demonstrate the expansion of the universe:
get a marker a balloon and a string.
blow up the balloon half way.
draw some dots on it and measure how far they are from each other with the string.
blow up teh balloon the rest of the way.
measure how far the dot are away from each other.
they are all farther apart.
from our perspective (make our point on the balloon special), everything is moving away from us.
originally posted by: gflyg
If I was floating alone in space with Hubble vision. And I looked all around me roughly 13.77 billion light years in every direction. Wouldn't I see young galaxies on one side expanding out from the big bang then look the other direction at young galaxies expanding toward me from a big bang. Now aren't those young galaxies on both sides expanding toward eachother? How is that possible coming toward me front to back, side to side,top to bottom? Cause isn't that what I see 13.77 billion light years in every direction? Objects just after the bang? I just don't understand how that is possible.