Re: Evidence for "Big Bang Theory"

Ken Smith (
24 Apr 1995 00:47:59 GMT

In article <>,
Ralph Burkett <> wrote:
>I have no problem at all with the Big Bang theory except that I have read in a
>great many articles (and books) that it is viewed that "space" itself is
>expanding and taking "matter" along for the ride. If this is in fact the case
>why do we measure stellar objects, in our galaxy, with approaching radial
>velocities?? I would have thought that "everything" would show varying
>degrees of redshift.

If the space between you and me is expanding I can still throw you a
ball. Near by objects have "non-big-bang" speeds greater than the
expansion of the universe in that small area.

Ken Smith <>