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This Is the End

The universe is fading into a cold, empty darkness. It's going to take awhile, though.

RELATED TAGS: COSMOLOGY
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Using the most comprehensive set of telescope observations ever assembled, astronomers found that the universe is dying. By studying such a large data set — over 200,000 galaxies in 21 different wavelengths, or colors of light, from ultraviolet to infrared — astronomers compared the energy emissions from galaxies across a wide swath of space and time to read the history of the universe. In August, the international team revealed that the universe is winding down, with the galaxy po...
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