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Offline Echofon

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Questions about the universe?
« on: 20/09/2010 21:03:02 »
Hi, I have been thinking, if the universe is essentially expanding, wouldn't that mean that there is a space that contains the universe for it to expand into? How can something infinite be contained? Also, if the universe is essentially expanding, wouldn't that cause friction, creating energy?


 

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Questions about the universe?
« Reply #1 on: 23/09/2010 12:55:23 »
Yeah, it's a weird situation, isn't it :)
We assume that for something to exist, there have to be something for it to exist in.
So yes, maybe?

But then you would have to answer to what that would exist in?
If that reasoning holds true?

And, how would we ever know what that was, even if it was there?
As for 'infinite', maybe maybe not, it might be a matter of how you define it.
Read up on 'super positions' and you will see something 'infinite', as long as it ain't became 'history' that is. Maybe 'undefinedness' is a better word for it though?
 

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« Reply #2 on: 23/09/2010 22:08:38 »
Humans can never fully understand that which they did not create themselves.
 

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