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The Big Crunch

Goodstein, David (1997) The Big Crunch. Eos, 78 (32). pp. 329-334. ISSN 0096-3941. doi:10.1029/97EO00213.

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According to modern cosmology, the universe began with a big bang about 10 billion years ago, and it has been expanding ever since. If the density of mass in the universe is great enough, its gravitational force will cause that expansion to slow down and reverse, causing the universe to fall back in on itself. Then the universe will end in a cataclysmic event known as "the Big Crunch.

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Additional Information:© 1997 American Geophysical Union.
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Official Citation:Goodstein, D. (1997), The big crunch, Eos Trans. AGU, 78(32), 329–334, doi:10.1029/97EO00213
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