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Originally posted by Frankidealist35
Will there be a time when the Universe loses the force required to keep expanding, and, then, starts to contrast?
And how long would it take for the Universe to come back together in the form of a big crunch after that?
When will the universe end? And how will the ultimate apocalypse arrive - with a bang or a whimper? Dan Falk looks into the far, far future, to the day the cosmos decays into a frozen featureless void.
Originally posted by Frankidealist35....I don't believe that many people felt that this theory was credible like 10 years ago but that was before we found out about all this stuff...
Five years ago, Riess and the High-z Supernova Search Team reported findings that the universe was speeding up in its expansion, which ran counter to what was expected namely that the attractive gravity of dark matter would slow the expansion of the universe.