Re: Evidence for "Big Bang Theory"
Phillip Burgess (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 24 Apr 1995 03:27:09 GMT
email@example.com.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 (firstname.lastname@example.org), a.k.a. Burping Reptile (TM)