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Mon Jun 9, 2014, 02:26 PM

9. Space itself has expanded faster than light sprrd

The universe - space itself - is expanding and that expansion is not limited to the speed of light. Our best guess is that the edge of the universe is receding from us at faster than the speed of light. So in the future almost everything will be too far away to have sent out light we will see. So future scientists will probably think they are alone in the universe.

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