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  1. I am surprised there are so few posts on Physics here. Perhaps I can find someone who is interested in this topic. If we assume Peikoff's proof is correct and existence is a PLENUM, then what lies outside the Big Bang area, which has a radius of about 14 billion light years? Something is out there, (in other words, "existence") ... which implies that all of existence did NOT take part in the explosion known as the Big bang. Since existence is a PLENUM, then for all intents and purposes, existence is "infinite," and reality continues as we pass the debris zone of the Big Bang. Of course, this external mass-energy (outside of the debris zone of the big bang explosion) must exert a gravitational force on the expanding Big Bang material. If we assume the theory that this external mass-energy is responsible for the accelerated expansion of the Big Bang debris, what does this imply about how this external mass-energy is distributed? This distribution would be a PREDICTION of this theory (for the person who wants to work it out). I would love to see what it predicts. Does it predict the fractal distribution from the November 2011 paper by Carati: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1111.5793v1.pdf (or http://phys.org/news/2011-12-dark.html) If so, since this paper is basically an alternative theory to Dark Matter, we would hence have a connection between Dark Matter and Dark Energy: Both concepts can be explained instead by the mass-energy that lies outside the small debris zone of the Big Bang explosion. So in this (qualitative) theory or approach, perhaps Dark Matter is not needed. What contributes the additional gravitational field structure that leads to galactic motion is external non-big bang mass and energy. And Dark Energy is not needed: only if the Big Bang were occurring in otherwise empty space would you think that the expansion would have to be slowing down. More later thanks
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