BIG BANG THEORY DISPROVEN SCIENTIFICALLY
By AP Staff
HUBBLE FINDS MORE GALAXIES
[BIG BANG THEORY DISPROVEN SCIENTIFICALLY] [MY Title...PB.]
AP Staff, "Hubble helps find billions of new galaxies," Deseret News, 9 Jan 1999, p A3.
The farther the Hubble Space Telescope looks into space, the more galaxies that are found. Earlier, astronomers estimated that there were about 80 billion galaxies in the universe. Now, the universe has grown to an estimated 125 billion galaxies. Want to bet that with the next improvements in celestial observation, the universe will expand again?
The current time/distance that the Hubble Space Telescope sees is estimated at eleven billion light-years. That figure is considerably older than the universe was thought to be just a few years ago.
The limits to the universe are predicated on the concept of a Big Bang. The Big Bang was an explanation for the concept of the red-shift of light. The farther away the star (or galaxy) is, the redder the light, which was interpreted by the idea that the farther away a galaxy is, the faster it is moving away from us.
A simpler explanation is that light loses energy as it travels through millions of light years of space. Now that Anastasovski has shown an interaction between photons and charged particles -- the photon can lose energy by such an interaction. Therefore, the photon having less energy would appear to be red-shifted. There are a lot of charged particles in the space between here and 11 million light years away. Now we have explained the red shift, we don't need the Big Bang.
Which leads me to forecast that the better the telescopes and observatories the bigger the universe will get. Anyone want to try to 200 million galaxies and growing?. Ed.
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June 2, 1999.