As I understand it, the centrifugal force in a merry-go-round increases as we move further away from the center. Could the universe be spinning in a higher dimension (or even just spinning in a combination of the existing space-time ones)? If so, would that account for the acceleration in the expansion of the universe (aka Dark energy)?

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    $\begingroup$ The answer here may address your question: physics.stackexchange.com/q/1048 $\endgroup$ – Quantumness Apr 26 at 2:45
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks. It's going to take me a while to digest it. Will see whether it scratches my itch properly. $\endgroup$ – Roger Ong Apr 27 at 2:26

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