My dad is writing a sci-fi book. We constantly have disputes over his idea of "sci-fi". In his book, an outpost(humans) live on the last planet of their solar system. If the inhabitants look in one direction - they see stars and galaxies. But, if they look in the opposite direction - they see nothing !!! In another words this planet exists at the very edge of our universe !!! Looking in the opposite direction gives a person a view of space that does not, nor ever have contained stars, planets or galaxies !!!
How does my explaination of this planet, at the edge of the universe, conform to actual science, and what we know of the universe ??? That is, would it be possible to travel from Earth (in a sci-fi space craft)so far that you find yourself looking back at the stars ??? - and see no stars in front of you ??? (Sort of like when you drive away from a major city, and look back and see the city lights, then look forward and see nothing but the blackness of the desert !!!
Please respond. Thank you. :blink: