|MadSci Network: Astronomy|
I would first like to say that I am not really a scientist, but from time to time I do have these ideas that pop into my head. I'd just like to get someone's opinion on this theory I have, or maybe have someone explain to me why I'm wrong. The other day I was riding in my car looking at the tint on my windows thinking how it needed to be replaced. This me thinking that since it's about to get hot, maybe I should replace my black tint with mirror tint. Anyway, this made me question what I had heard about black or absolute black being the absence of all color. My theory is that absolute reflection and not absolute black is the absence of all color. I thought about it and although black is not considered a color, if you look at something that is black it projects it's own image, by absorbing all color. However if you look at something that is an exact reflection, it neither absorbs light nor reflects its own image. It projects an image of exactly what is projected onto it. This made me wonder if there was an example of this in the known universe. Then I remembered what I had heard about scientists now being able to see the end of the universe. It seems I remember them saying that they didn't know if it were actually the edge of the universe or just a reflection. Is there any connection, or am I just crazy with a bad memory?
Re: I have a theory, just wanted a scientist's opinion.
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