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Does ''expanding space'' mean formation of new space?

  1. Sep 3, 2013 #1
    This is what I understand. I can be wrong though. Please let me my conceptions are wrong.

    If by ''space'', you mean ''distance between two objects'' then the answer should be ''yes.'' Because since the distance between two distant objects in the universe is actually increasing, it should mean you're making the objects more distant, and also making new space.

    Well, is that so?
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    Yes, trivially so, based on your starting identification: space = distance between two objects.
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