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Tom Matlack

  1. expanding, accelerating, all relative

    by , 11-21-2010 at 11:47 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Matlack View Post
    Could it be? As our universe expands and becomes less dense. Gravity has less effect on the relative passage of time. . . . Im try'n to wrap my head around this. if a ship is sailing away from shore at a constant speed but time on shore is passing slower and slower relative to time within the space between ship and shore. The ship would appear, as viewed from shore, to be accelerating from shore.
    This thought occurred to me years ago. Would SOMEONE please tell me why Im wrong about this.