Olber again (was: Re: Big Bang is Bunk)

From: Damien Broderick (d.broderick@english.unimelb.edu.au)
Date: Fri Jul 27 2001 - 07:13:41 MDT

At 07:25 AM 7/27/01 -0700, Daniel Ust wrote:

>Several possible solutions exist for an infinite universe (in space and
>time) to coexist with Olber's Paradox.

>the distribution of mass in the universe to be

>the known universe having actually gone
>through a local collapse and expansion.

I don't see how either of these gets rid of an infinite quantity of light
pouring into every part of the infinitely extended cosmos for eternity.
Unless the `local, known universe' gets pinched off as a baby bubble, but
then we're back to the Big Bang again.

Damien Broderick

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