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What will be the future of this universe?

  1. Iamsam profile image82
    Iamsamposted 3 years ago

    What will be the future of this universe?

  2. drpennypincher profile image96
    drpennypincherposted 3 years ago

    From what I understand, space itself is expanding at an accelerating rate.  Galaxies and stars are moving further apart, faster and faster.  This would seem to indicate that the universe will end with a whimper rather than a crunch.

    1. Robert the Bruce profile image60
      Robert the Bruceposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I'm intrigued by your answer. What do you mean by your last sentence?

    2. drpennypincher profile image96
      drpennypincherposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Robert the Bruce, at one time the thinking was that the force of gravity would stop the expansion of the universe and even pull everything back into a singularity eventually- a big crunch!  Now, observations seem to show that this will not happen.

 
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