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Supposing the universe was created in a big bang, then this origin as you could call it would have had to have come from a single point. To state that it happened everywhere at once would be like saying the Universe is infinite which it is not.
Also the Deep Field Image that Hubble took does not show galaxies the way they are around here at all, but in fact shows them in a much younger state!
To state that it happened everywhere at once would be like saying the Universe is infinite which it is not.
Recently in science news we have been informed that scientists, using Hubble, have been able to look far out into space, don't quote me on this but something like 13 billion light years...... We are informed that this amazing distance is essentially like looking through history, back in time, so to speak 13 billion years!!
the question "why is the universe expanding?" is now answered by understanding the details of the inflation decay process which occurred in the first 10−32 seconds of the existence of our universe. It is suggested that in this time the metric itself changed exponentially, causing space to change from smaller than an atom to around 100 million light years across.
Finite space theory does not suppose space has an edge, but rather that space wraps around on itself. If it were possible to travel the entire length of space without going faster than light, one would simply end up back in the same place, not unlike going all the way around the surface of a balloon (or a planet like the Earth).
I have to say though I have never really felt comfortable that the Universe can be potentially expanding faster then the speed of light and yet at the same time is infinite!
Is it really necessary that for the Big Bang theory to work there had to be nothing before?