Is the containment of the universe really expanding?

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  • 8 months ago
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    The Universe doesn't have a containment.

    • goring
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      if it contains nothing it does not exist

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  • Tom S
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    8 months ago

    Space is expanding, per observations, yes. The is no "containment".

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  • 8 months ago

    Finite but unbounded means it CAN expand, but not necessarily INTO some thing. That something is UNKNOWN, assuming it exists. It may NOT exist.

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  • 8 months ago

    The Universe is Uncontained, as is Space

    • Ronald 7
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      8 months agoReport

      Same can be said about my Farts

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  • Rowan
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    8 months ago

    A quantum void is still something, it's empty space. The containment is gravity, it's expanding into the vacuum of the quantum void, and the only thing containing it is the gravity which all energy has in it. We don't know how gravity works.

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  • 8 months ago

    What containment??do you know something I don't?

    • goring
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      We are all contained the same way into a structured mass.

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  • 8 months ago

    I don't think the universe has a containment, but space itself is expanding. The distance between two points is increasing. The red shift of light from distant galaxies proves this.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    I've said it before- the universe is expanding INTO something. Otherwise it couldn't expand!

  • 8 months ago

    Our knowledge of the universe is expanding. However, it is so vast, it seems to be limitless.

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  • 8 months ago

    We don't know about the containment itself - if there is one - but, the visible universe seems to be expanding...

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