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The Universe as man Balloons

  1. Jan 7, 2009 #1
    Regarding the Universe's expansion being faster if the subject is further away from the observer, would it be fair to not view the universe as an expanding balloon, as it so commonly is described as, but rather as multiple balloons. My reasoning for this is as follows. If the subject is further away from you, there is more space or "balloons" between you and the subject. If all of the balloons are expanding, then the more are between you, the further apart you will go in a given amount of time. Therefore, the further away something is from you, the faster it will be spreading from you at.
    I may be totally wrong, but I figured it was worth asking about. Thanks.

    EDIT: Sorry, I misspelled the title, it should read "many".
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2009
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