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Futureproof Gold: The End of The Universe

We have some bad news for you. Some REALLY bad news. Stay calm, don’t panic but our Universe is...

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07.00 24 Oct 2019


Futureproof Gold: The End of The Universe



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07.00 24 Oct 2019


We have some bad news for you. Some REALLY bad news. Stay calm, don’t panic but our Universe is dying.

There is a silver lining though. It’s not going to happen for trillions of years.

But why is it dying, how do we know that and what does it even mean to say a universe can die?

Paul Sutter is an Astrophysicist at Ohio State University and author of Your Place in the Universe: Understanding Our Big, Messy Existence

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