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Re: Question about inflation theory

Subject: Re: Question about inflation theory
From: "N:dlzc D:aol T:com \(dlzc\)" <N: dlzc1 D:cox T:>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 06:12:04 -0700
Newsgroups: sci.astro
Dear ianparker:

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> GR presents space as an entity which moves.

Not really.  It is not an entity at all.

> It presents gravity as being due to a metric
> tensor. I wont go into the maths.
> I have no doubt that the early universe
> expaded FTL into empty space.

You should.  There is no space without matter/energy, and "in the 
beginning" there was no matter/energy.  Space is simply the 
balance sheet created/implied by the various conservation laws.

> The space itself was expanding. The matter in it
> travelled <c. To have space travelling FTL you
> need negative mass.

How does this follow?

> A really interesting qestion which no one has
> addressed is - Does negative mass exist in
> the Universe today?

No one addressed it, because you are the only person that asks 
it.  Will Dark Energy suffice?

David A. Smith 

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