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If you look at the table quoted you will se that Hubble was the one who applied the critical 'standard candle' Cepheid variable, this was the key inspiration. Of course it was not as accurate as todays instruments allow and he made mistakes (if Edward Jenner did what he did today he would be jailed) but his inspired insight was the convincer.
Get over it, go discover something new.
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Fabulous, Rock on Curiosity.
I notice the writer refers to Curiosity as feminine, has this always been the case and I just did not notice.
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Traditionally, crafts are feminine (from sea vessels) but rovers masculine (in the NASA program).
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I have often wondered, could something else be causing red shift. If the universe is truly infinite there is an awful lot of matter out there, could this be effecting light that has to travel great distances. Even if this is only a minor effect it could throw the calculations out by quite a bit.
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If the property of inertial mass were to decrease over time so that the intrinsic "rest energy of matter" were to also decrease over time, then electrons would slowly be drawn down into a more intense electrostatic field.  This way photons produced in the past would have less energy imparted to them when they are emitted (or absorbed), than a photon produced in the present.  Our present photons would be comparatively "bluer" resulting in a Cosmological Red shift.

Why should this idea have merit?  Well it would restore the equivalency between matter and radiant energy.  Just as a photon loses energy while traveling through space, so to would matter lose energy while floating in space.  E=Mcc would be valid all the time.

(This idea is in my model described in Youtube use my name to see the videos  John Kulick)
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Popular Science have stopped taking comments on their articles in the interest of science and make a strong case for their action. It is a shame that any science discussion can be stifled by the rants of the ill informed or politically motivated few. http://tiny.cc/rc773w
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    Computer Engineering, 1990 - 1995
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