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Foothill26-Apr-16 6:21
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Cornelius Henning wrote:
The laws of gravity dictate that the rate of expansion should decrease over time, not increase.

What is powering this increase in expansion rate?

That really depends on your personal interpretation of those laws. Since science has not, as of yet, concretely figured out what gravity is, we kinda have to decide what it is on our own.

I like to rationalize the whole thing with these theories based in observation

1. The universe is absolutely crammed full of, for a lack of a better term, energy.
a. Most (~95%) of this "energy" is inert (lowest possible level of entropy: think two quarks in polar balance)
b. Inert "energy" interacts via the normal forces (strong, weak, etc...)
c. Inert "energy" still takes up space
d. Normal energy and inert energy cannot occupy the same space
e. Inert "energy" is free to move about

This theory attempts to explain the observations of dark matter and virtual particles

2. Gravity is the result of normal matter displacing inert energy
a. The displaced inert energy pushes back and creates an effect similar to pressure
b. The "pressure" is an interaction of forces (which one I haven't figured out yet) which is why the effect decreases with the distance squared
c. The larger the mass of normal energy, the greater the amount of inert energy that is displaced which is why larger bodies have more gravity

This theory attempts to explain what causes gravity. Gravity isn't the planet pulling us down, it's the combined weight of the local universe pushing us down.

Taking this one step further, everything in this part of the universe is under "pressure." Observation tells us that pressure naturally tries to equalize itself by expanding outward. It is the universal equalization of pressure that is causing the universe to expand and that expansion to accelerate even though such expansion is contrary to the very idea of established gravitational explanations.


This is all just an idea. I just happens to align with observations as well.
if (Object.DividedByZero == true) { Universe.Implode(); }
Meus ratio ex fortis machina. Simplicitatis de formae ac munus. -Foothill, 2016

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