How Can Galaxies Travel Faster Than Light?

Get Astronomy tweets here http://twitter.com/DeepAstronomy Probably my biggest regret when I made the Hubble Deep Field in 3D video is saying the phrase "these galaxies are racing away from us, in some cases faster than light". I had originally

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Get Astronomy tweets here http://twitter.com/DeepAstronomy

Probably my biggest regret when I made the Hubble Deep Field in 3D video is saying the phrase "these galaxies are racing away from us, in some cases faster than light".

I had originally thought I was being clever and the comment would spur discussion. instead there was no discussion, only name calling and I mightily regretted putting it in there.

Anyway, this video was a long time coming, I had been meaning to make this for some time to illustrate what I was talking about.

Music used:

http://www.archive.org/details/kpu107

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