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Cosmologically Speaking, Diamonds May Actually Be Forever
April 25, 2007
If you've ever wondered about the ultimate fate of the universe, Lawrence Krauss and Robert Scherrer have some good news--sort of. The two physicists show that matter as we know it will remain as the universe expands at an ever-increasing clip. That is, the current status quo between matter and its alter ego, radiation, will continue as the newly discovered force of dark energy pushes the universe apart.
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