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Adam Brendon

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That the observation of Hubble's Law may actually be attributable to the gravitational lensing of our home star and possibly our galaxy.

Taking into consideration that no observations have ever been made from outside of our solar system and that we do live in relatively close proximity to an incredibly massive object, that the gravitational lensing of that object could skew the values upon which we base our determinations of the speed, mass, chemical composition of extra-solar light emitting bodies and their respective satellites.

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  • Apr 17 2014: There is more to our take on the Universe than simple observation. Many of the details of matter and universe have been predicted on mathematics before their actual discovery. Gravitational lenses effect if involved is not in all direction uniform. If observation done at the center of the galaxy and one for direction that is exactly opposite. Besides Gravitational Lensing is not fixed in constantly moving objects unless they are very very far unlike our sun and two companion stars.

    I wish someone more knowledgeable in this area will respond.
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    Apr 16 2014: Great Topic, Adam.

    First and foremost I'd suggest to try to conprehend how our own minds digest what our corporeal eyes may help us perceive.. Without this still missing knowledge, we know practically nothing especially when so depend on browsing our forever incomplete and very superficial conscious appearances of realities.
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    Apr 16 2014: We observe the way in which the gravity of objects way outside of our galaxy affect light - in-fact we also observe their effects way back in time... billions of years back in time...
  • Apr 16 2014: Hubble's Law?