When Will It be 'Game Over' For the Universe?
Some say the universe will end in fire. Some say ice. Or maybe not.
Cosmology deals with the big questions of the universe, often the same
questions that keep philosophers up at night. When did the universe begin?
How did it start? Has the universe always been expanding? (For the record,
the answers are: about 13.8 billion years ago, in a high-density state that
rapidly expanded called the Big Bang and yes, but not always at the same
speed.) But here’s a question they haven’t figured out yet: How’s it all
going to end?
It’s a big quest...
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