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Radical New Scientific Theory: Time Is Running Out

By James Donahue

The general theory is that the universe began with a Big Bang, and that all of the stars, planets and galaxies are flying away from one another like a large balloon filling with air. But there are problems with this theory that a team of scientists in Spain think they may have solved.

Professor Jose Senovilla and colleagues Marc Mars and Raul Vera of the University of the Basque Country Bilbao and University of Salamanca, suggest that time is slowing down and giving astronomers the illusion of expanding space when they peer into deep space.

The team has published their theory in the journal Physical Review D.

“We do not say that the expansion of the universe itself is an illusion,” said Senovilla. “What we say may be an illusion is the acceleration of this expansion.”

If they are correct, the team suggests that astronomers are using mathematical equations based upon a standard flow of time to calculate the speed in which galaxies and suns are racing away from one another. But if time is slowing down these calculations may be dead wrong.

Armed with powerful new telescopic tools like Hubble, astronomers found that distant supernovae, or exploding stars on the outer fringes of the universe, appeared to be moving faster than those nearer to the center. They developed a theory that a mysterious form of “dark energy” was powering this unexplained acceleration. But scientists have been scratching their heads over just what this dark energy is, and explain  why things at the edge of the observed universe appear to be racing outward at such high speed.

The Spanish team’s suggested theory of slowing or possibly disappearing time is, like all radical new ideas, being scoffed at by the old guard. But we must admit that the idea seems to answer all of the unanswered questions created by the dark energy theory. It basically says there is no such thing.

We believe there is some validity to this idea.

One thing we have learned in our years of research in the fields of real and paranormal science is that time is a strange phenomenon limited to this three-dimensional realm. It seems not to exist on spiritual planes, and can be relative to each individual in unusual ways. My wife and I have experienced strange time warps when time appeared to stand still for a while, or speed up without warning. We recall once spending what seemed to be about an hour driving down a stretch of country road one night that should have taken no more than ten minutes. And we remember another day when we got a day’s work completed  in about a two-hour period.

We all remember how the days seemed to last much longer during our youth, and lament the speed at which time passes during our older years. Yet everyone measures time by the tick-tock of the clock, the passing of days, the seasons and the years. Humans invented time for social and agricultural reasons. Farmers need to know when to plant and harvest. People have created a society that demands arrival at work places and the keeping of appointments at specific moments of a day.

In our communications with entities from the spirit world we have noticed that we can get relatively accurate reports of pending future events but never with a timeline. There seems to be no concept of time for spiritual forces.

Even the concept of a vast universe filled with galaxies of suns and planets and moons, and black holes and supernovas and all of the other wondrous things captured and photographed by the Hubble and other space telescopes launched since, are but images of something that existed in history. We are observing the light these things emitted billions of years ago when they were as they were then. If they are as far away as we believe, it has taken a very long time for the light to reach us traveling at 299,792,458 miles per second.

If Professor Senovilla and his team are right, and time is slowing down, it might be possible that the great universal clock will stop altogether at some distant point in the future. It also may be true that there never was a universal clock beyond the realms of the human mind. Thus all that we see in space is but an illusion, a creation of the mind of man and nothing more.