Reply to post: Riddle me this:

H0LiCOW: Cosmoboffins still have no idea why universe seems to be expanding more rapidly than expected

Little Mouse

Riddle me this:

At what scale are the expansion effects actually happening?

Is it that the universe is getting bigger, but the physical things it contains are not, because local forces are, for example, holding my atoms together regardless of the medium around me?

Or is the space between everything getting bigger, and I am slowly expanding along with everything else, albeit at a rate that's only really measurable on a much larger scale?

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