The mysterious "black dwarfs" that will herald the end of the universeAnnalee Newitz10/07/13 3:20pmFiled to: spacebrian cox. wonders of the universeastronomyastrophysicsblack dwarf starsscience536EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink This is an absolutely fabulous clip from BBC's Wonders of the Universe special with Brian Cox, which the Beeb has posted to celebrate Space Week. Here, Cox describes how all stars will eventually become black dwarfs . . . before completely disintegrating. Advertisement I just love how Cox makes the destruction of all matter sound positively delicious.