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

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Sun Jul 29 2001 - 10:15:37 MDT

Miriam English wrote:
> At 11:13 PM 27/07/2001 +1000, Damien Broderick wrote:
> >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.
> Heheheh :-)
> If light loses energy along the journey then there is no paradox here.

Yes, there is. 'Lost' energy must go someplace. Under the steady state
theory, the entire universe should be hotter than an EZ-Bake oven.
Thanks anyways.

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