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A graphic composition that illustrates the evolution of the Universe from the primordial galaxies to the galaxies observed in the local Universe [David Sobral]

The Universe Will Slowly Turn Off

Around 11 billion years ago, galaxies reached a peak in star formation never again equaled. Since then, the star formation rate has inexorably declined. The data we have suggest that in the future, even if we were to wait for eternity, only an additional 5% of stars…




Astronomy, Cosmology, Astrobiology, Space Exploration, Science Fiction, Technology

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Michele Diodati

Michele Diodati

Science writer with a lifelong passion for astronomy and comparisons between different scales of magnitude.

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