Hitoshi Kitada (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tue, 6 Apr 1999 03:34:45 +0900
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> > Hoyle prosposed that the space is filled with some small thin sticks made
> > iron at a small density, which reflect radiations from stars, etc. He
> > calculated the wave length and it concides with the cosmic background
> > radiation... according to my memory. According to this explanation, the
> > filled with such sticks can be finite, and at any point inside the region,
> > same radiation should be observed. So there is a possibility that if we
> > out some region around earth (which may have some sharp boundary), we can
> > a place where no cosmic radiation can be observed.
> The observed slight unisotropy (\Delta T/T =about 10^-5: do I remember
> correctly?) caused by fluctuations in mass density caused by the presence
> of lumps of matter, is in accordance with predictions. I think that
> Hoyle's theory might have difficulties with this.
Yes, it might have.
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