Re: expansion of the universe (was Re: JOIN [sl4]: Hello, I'm Mercy.)

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Sat Apr 19 2003 - 04:48:36 MDT

Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> No, I know that part already. What I don't understand is why it isn't
> a violation of special or general relativity for that to happen -- so
> far as I knew your relative speed to another object in space could
> never exceed c. (Or perhaps it is okay because of physics I don't
> know. I was sort of reaching for more detail on this.)

The speed of light in vacuum is a constant *within* "our"
space-time. It need not apply to whatever space-time is
implemented within.


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