On Friday, October 06, 2000 9:51 PM Damien Broderick
> I haven't seen much thought given to this disturbing implication of a
> plus-signed lambda.
> At some point, the universe inside one's light-cone thins out. Then it
> Maybe this is so far off that stars and planets are long since gone anyway
> (I suspect so). But I wonder: if Mach is right, what happens to inertia in
> a big emptying bubble like that? If inertia is an effect of the mass of
> rest of the universe, presumably it also diminishes over time, finally to
> nothing. Hmmm...
But since we know Mach is wrong, the conclusion does not follow.
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