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B The viscosity of space

  1. Aug 6, 2015 #1
    There is a theory that space is viscous and that matter or energy traveling through it looses a very small part of its energy through this viscosity. It seems that the red shift that has been taken to be the main evidence for an expanding universe could potentially be explained by this phenomenon. Does anyone know if this inference, or the theory itself, has in fact been dis-proven, either theoretically or experimentally?
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  3. Aug 6, 2015 #2


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    It's pretty much completely bogus. You can google for "tired light" to see why (but beware of crackpot web sites!).

    This thread is closed - there's really not much more to say than "pretty much completely bogus".
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