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Olivia Ybara 5th PeriodTheories of the Universe: The Big CrunchThe Big Crunch is a hypothetical scenario for the ultimate fate of the universe, inwhich the expansion of the universe eventually reverses and the universe recollapses,ultimately causing the cosmic scale factor to reach zero, an event potentially followedby a reformation of the universe starting with another Big Bang.Many theoreticalphysicists believe the Universe will end, and it could happen at any point between 2.8billion years and 22 billion years from now. Certain researchers even suggest theprocess of its demise has already begun.Instead of expanding forever, matter in the Universe reaches a point where it
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Fall
Professor
Hailemariam
Tags
Atom, Big Bang, Redshift, Physical cosmology, 2 8 billion years

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