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Textbook Problem

If there is no observable edge to the universe, can we determine where its center of expansion is? Explain.

To determine

The center of expansion of the universe when there is no observable edge.

Explanation

Introduction:

Universe is expanding from everywhere and it has no center of expansion. Materials expand from a center in a conventional explosion while Big Bang was an ordinary explosion as there was no time and space before it. Since, the entire universe is expanding not from a center point.

According to Hubble's law, the expansion of the universe is uniformly at all places and the galaxies which were farther away, those were faster receding that's why it appears that we are at the center of the expansion.

Consider an example of a balloon analogy to explain the expansion of the universe...

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