Science: Unbalanced Universe

Ever since Astronomer Edwin Hubble discovered in 1928 that the great galaxies, thinly scattered through space, are fleeing from one another, scientists have tried to explain the expanding universe, or to explain it away. The most consistent theories postulate some strange, long-range force that operates only at enormous distances, pushing the galaxies apart in spite of the attraction of gravitation. But no one has measured this force or given a good reason why it should exist.

Last week cosmologists were arguing a new theory, originated by Mathematical Physicist Raymond A. Lyttleton of Cambridge University and elaborated with the help of Mathematician Hermann...

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