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  1. #1 is the center of the universe moving through spacetime? 
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    Hi. Ive always wondered this question and I hope u all can help. Because everything is moving away from the center of the universe through spacetime, would time in the center of the universe be going much slower than on earth due to the milky way galaxy traveling through spacetime, or would time not progress there due to the center of the universe being a fixed point in (or the focal point of?) spacetime?
    For example if there was someone at the center of universe and someone was on earth, they syncronize clocks. The person at the center of universes clock progresses an hour, would the person on earth have experienced more time passed?


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    Well, according to some cosmological theories, there is no center of the galaxy. Everyone's view of the universe, no matter where you lived in the universe, would always show that YOU were at the center. This is called isotropic.

    This link will give you an introduction: Shape of the universe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    The shape of the universe is a very complex idea, way beyond my math skills. It uses General Relativity and the concept of a curved four-dimensional space-time.


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    So in that case anything "moving away" from us faster is ahead of us in time where as objects we are "moving away from" are moving slower in time and all of this is relative to the center of the universe which is relative to the observe?
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    ~ 'Hypothetical questions of no relevance what so ever.' I do not like for that statement, but had it directed at me recently.. It's a understood reality that our Galaxy The Milky Way is not at the center of the Universe., but that it IS at the center of our observable universe is both fair and true.. " IF" the Universe was ever a single point event and expanding and forever is still some 13.7 Billion Earth Years past that moment. Where is the Center. There is not one.
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