.....Pretty basic; universe explodes from a single point, .... eventually gravity will slow down, stop and then .... "Boom!", next universe.
Well put, Tom
....complications: not enough matter .... is the universe an open ended one time event....?
I think not, too much contradiction and parxadox
Then they discover dark matter....making the expansion accelerate instead of decelerate (WHAT!?!?).
Yes Tom, that's what I say
And only recently have I wondered why the ancient universe is visible in all directions instead of only in the direction of the big bang.
I believe the other guys have covered this pretty god but as Your Average Clod I'm wondering why I haven't also wondered
So if the universe is expanding from a point it should be shaped like a bubble,
Nah, Tom, think about it some more. It's not that there's nothing outside but there simply is
no outside. Hence we simply don't have
.... it's misleading to think of concepts like "center" and "edge".
Ye, yea, Tom, exactly
That would only apply to an expanding mass in "already created" space.
Yea, precisely the reason why so ,any of our buddies are confused. It's something one can't see in minds' eye
.... my point is.... ?
Of course Tom you've answered your own q