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Message 1247853 - Posted: 18 Jun 2012, 9:31:08 UTC

Not enough hours in the day? Scientists predict time will stop completely

Interesting idea. It could explain why distant objects appear to be speeding up.

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Message 1247875 - Posted: 18 Jun 2012, 10:40:26 UTC - in response to Message 1247853.

If the universe is still expanding then time should actually speed up since the distribution of matter will present a diluted influence on the ticking of a "clock".

The evidence that the universe is expanding at an increasing rate hinges on the fact that light is shifted a certain amount due to the doppler shift. For me it is more palatable to look for other explanations why light loses energy ( i.e. frequency shift) other than the doppler effect as it travels untold miles to reach us from the far reaches of the universe.

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Message 1247876 - Posted: 18 Jun 2012, 10:54:17 UTC

I don't believe it!

Milankovitch cycles don't help either!

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Message 1248184 - Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 2:24:23 UTC
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Since big bang theory there is one crazy theory released per year like 3d universe is holograph, universe is located inside a black hole or time stops etc's hopefully one of them shoots into bulls eye in the near future.
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