The universe is slowly dying, but don’t freak out
The cosmos is on its way to a very slow death, according to a new study
A group of astronomers has surveyed the energy generated in more than 200,000 galaxies and found that this part of the universe — that is, the part we call home — is only producing about half as much energy as it did 2 billion years ago, according to the International Astronomical Union.
“The universe will decline from here on in, sliding gently into old age. The universe has basically sat down on the sofa, pulled up a blanket and is about to nod off for an eternal doze,” Simon Driver, the head of the Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA) team that made the discovery, said in a statement. Read more…
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