Re: Inertial singularity

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Tue Oct 10 2000 - 11:04:48 MDT

Damien Broderick wrote:
> At 12:29 AM 6/10/00 -0700, Eugene wrote on a different topic altogether:
> >The numbers of
> >galaxies you can reach before the accelerating spacetime expansion
> >makes travel impossible is finite.
> 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 goes
> black.
> 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 the
> rest of the universe, presumably it also diminishes over time, finally to
> nothing. Hmmm...

If the Puthoff/Haisch/Rueda Hypothesis is found to be true, then should not
inertial resistance decrease as the universe expands, therefore this would cause
the light cone to either expand, or keep pace with the expansion...

Mike Lorrey

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