Re: Evidence for "Big Bang Theory"

Julian Assange (
29 Apr 1995 11:16:05 GMT

Ken Smith ( wrote:
: 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.

Space is expanding, but the distance of forces are not I take it?