Re: Evidence for "Big Bang Theory"

Phillip Burgess (
Mon, 24 Apr 1995 03:27:09 GMT

stgprao@sugarland.unocal.COM (Richard Ottolini) writes:

> There are other possible explanations for the redshift
> than expanding space. These include some sort of net gravitational
> deceleration with distance and reddening by intermediate matter/plasmas.

Intermediate-matter reddening would simply be a form of _filtering_, NOT the
same as a red _shift_. Red shifted objects do not literally appear that
color, it's just the direction in which their radiation is transposed.
Spectroscopy of distant galaxies clearly shows shifting.

Phillip Burgess (, a.k.a. Burping Reptile (TM)