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Observational Evidence from Supernovae for a Contracting Universe

  title={Observational Evidence from Supernovae for a Contracting Universe},
  author={William Sumner},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  • W. Sumner
  • Published 28 February 2004
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics
New precision in measuring extragalactic distances using supernovae has confirmed with high probability an accelerating increase in redshift with distance. This has been interpreted as implying the existence of dark energy in an expanding and accelerating, flat universe. A more logical explanation of these observations follows directly from an observation made by Erwin Schrodinger in 1939 that in a closed Friedmann universe every quantum wave function changes with spacetime geometry. Double the… Expand

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