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The Universe Will End When A Tiny Bubble Appears Under Your Chair

by | 3rd, November 2014

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IF the Big Bang started the Universive, how will it all end? Cosmologist Alex Vilenkin  knows . It will go ‘pop’:

All of a sudden a tiny little bubble will appear. It can appear anywhere—under your chair, or somewhere in Andromeda, very far away—and this little tiny thing starts growing at a speed that’s pretty close to the speed of light. And as it expands, all things that it engulfs turn into an alien form of matter. It may be approaching us right now. Say it nucleated at Andromeda some millions of years ago, it may be expanding toward us at the speed of light. But we don’t get much of a warning. So the good thing about it is you don’t

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