It was supposed that the ether filled the whole universe and was a stationary frame of reference, which was rigid to electromagnetic waves but completely permeable to matter.Hooke endorsed the idea of the existence of the ether in his work Micrographia (1665), and other several philosophers of the 17th century, including Huygens, did the same.Note the following from Eric Weisstein's World of Science [All Emphasis Added]Ether, or luminiferous Ether, was the hypothetical substance through which electromagnetic waves travel.
To some scientists, this outward rush of the galaxies suggested an original cosmic explosion”. stretches out the heavens as a curtain, and spreads them out as a tent to dwell in." Scientists are beginning to understand that the universe is expanding, or stretching out.
Edwin Hubble showed that distant galaxies were, receding from the earth, and the further away they were, the faster they were moving, which leads to an interesting conclusion.. However not only are the galaxies rushing outward, but An Expanding Universe: The prophet Isaiah who lived almost 3,000 years ago stated "It is He that . Scripture clearly tells us At least seven times that God stretches out the heavens like a curtain.
I wonder how many billions of dollars Explorer 66 cost.
Yet someone only had to open the first page of a $10.00 Bible to know the universe had a beginning, before which there was …
The COsmic Background Explorer (COBE), also referred to as Explorer 66, was a NASA space mission designed to test the Big Bang theory of the origin of the universe and apparently provided evidence that supported the idea that the universe had a beginning..
Note: The Big Bang theory, initially proposed in 1946 by George Gamow, a Russian-born scientist who believed that a primeval fireball, or an intense concentration of pure energy at some finite time in the past was the source of all the matter that now exists in the universe.
And the Spirit of God moved (motion) upon the face of the waters." [Genesis 1:1,3 … The Beginning: The word "beginning" refers specifically to the beginning of time.
However for many years scientists were convinced that the universe was infinite (without end), and that time had always existed.
in the direction of the northern hemisphere The universe has a huge hole in it that dwarfs anything else of its kind. Rather, this one is mostly devoid of stars, gas and other normal matter, and it's also strangely empty of the mysterious "dark matter" that permeates the cosmos.