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Who will have the last word on the Universe?

By Dennis Overbye

02 May 2023 · 6 min read

Editor's Note

"There will be a last sentient being, there will be a last thought," a cosmologist says in a new documentary. The NYT asks whether it's too soon to start freaking out.

(Out There)

The End is coming, in maybe 100 billion years. Is it too soon to start freaking out?

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