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Space medium or infinity

  1. Jul 4, 2008 #1
    Quick question. If space doesn't have, or consist of, an medium (ether?) would that mean space is infinitely small and large?
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  3. Jul 4, 2008 #2


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    One does not imply the other, no.
  4. Jul 4, 2008 #3


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    What do you mean by space being infinitely small and large? :confused:
  5. Jul 5, 2008 #4
    By infinitely small, I meant, for example a cm^3 of space could be "cut" in half forever, without finding a medium or point of singularity. And the opposite: a cm^3 cube doubled forever without running out of space.

    I was just wondering .. if you come to point where you can't divide space anymore, could that last point be considered a medium?
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    No, that's no what "medium" means here.
  7. Jul 5, 2008 #6
    What do you call it?
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