The centre of the universe?

Black Swan

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If the universe is a product of the big bang, in which direction is the centre of the universe? :confused:
 


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A timely q... (no pun intended) as this came out recently.

Turns Out There Is No Actual Looking Up - Universe Today

For a long time now, cosmologists have held the belief that the universe is homogeneous and isotropic – i.e. fundamentally the same in all directions. In this sense, there is no such thing as “up” or “down” when it comes to space, only points of reference that are entirely relative. And thanks to a new study by researchers from the University College London, that view has been shown to be correct.

For the sake of their study, titled “How isotropic is the Universe?“, the research team used survey data of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) – the thermal radiation left over from the Big Bang. This data was obtained by the ESA’s Planck spacecraft between 2009 and 2013.
 
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If the universe is a product of the big bang, in which direction is the centre of the universe? :confused:
The Big Bang was a process of expansion. Every location in the present universe is the centre, as it grew from a seed of zero spatial extension.
 

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Its a good question

The fact that we cannot reverse what we see in any particular direction

- points to a very Big Hole in the 'Big Bang' Theory

In all probability the Universe is of far greater depth and capacity then we can currently measure
 

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The FG think is is the center of course with captain mojoback at the helm of the space ship.
 

Black Swan

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The Big Bang was a process of expansion. Every location in the present universe is the centre, as it grew from a seed of zero spatial extension.
Then where is the singularity from which the matter arose?

Where is the edge or horizon? :confused:
 

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NASA, Caltech, Spitzer Institute and the science of cosmology and the standard model on one side and dinosaur Joe on the other. Completely up to you.
 


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