Is there a center to the universe?


If general relativity is correct, the answer is that there is no unique center to our universe anywhere within our 3-dimensional space. The center of a balloon is not located in the surface of the balloon, and the 'center' of our universe is by analogy not located in its 3-dimensional surface either. Still, every observer through out space will see the universe expand as though they are at the center of the expansion.

Copyright 1997 Dr. Sten Odenwald

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