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Term for space in front of the expanding universe.

  1. Jul 26, 2015 #1
    Is ther a term for the space that the expanding universe has not reached yet. Is it called a void or is it some other term. Also if you could link some articles about this space the universe hasnt reached yet I would love to read about it. Thank you all.
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  3. Jul 26, 2015 #2


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    No. there is no term for that. Classically the universe contains all space, there is no "outside"

    A better way to think of "expanding" is from the inside, things getting farther apart without going anywhere.
    Can be confusing to think of it from the outside.
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