Thanks, Jason, this is a very useful clarification for me. And it is very zen koan like to think of space expanding faster than light.
________________________________ From: Jason <jedi_sp...@yahoo.com> To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 3:53 AM Subject: [FairfieldLife] Re: How Can Galaxies Travel Faster than Light? > > --- "John" <jr_esq@> wrote: > > > > Mike, > > > > There's a lot of implications with the galaxies exceeding the speed of > > light. One of them is the question of time dilation. That means that time > > will be going backwards for those galaxies that are traveling beyond the > > speed of light. > > > > I believe this anomaly is the reason why Leonard Susskind, a physicist from > > Stanford University, theorized that the galaxies will freeze in time as > > they reach the speed of light. > > > > Needless to say, those galaxies will blink out from our point of view as > > they reach the speed of light. > > > > JR > --- "salyavin808" <fintlewoodlewix@...> wrote: > > Sigh. Galaxies aren't going to be breaking the light barrier. > To someone at the edge of our universe we are at the edge of > their universe and therefore travelling at the speed of light > but only because the universe is expanding. We appear to be > standing still and time will continue to move in the usual > fashion, same as it does everywhere. It's all relative. > > But hopefully youtube will start going backwards and disappear > before it does any more damage. > In other words, space itself is expanding or receding. It's not the individual movement of galaxies that is at warp speed.