The Universe Is A Pretty Violent Place

In the latest episode of It's Okay to be Smart, Joe Hanson takes a look at the far future of Earth, our solar neighborhood, the Milky Way and the Universe at large.


Writes Hanson:

It's natural to wonder what the future has in store for us. While we may not be able to predict what will happen to us tomorrow, science has made some pretty strong predictions about what will happen to the universe in the eons to come.

From the rearrangement of the constellations and meteorite impacts to the evaporation of our oceans and the stars themselves going out, there's a lot of stuff to (not) look forward to.


[It's Okay To Be Smart]

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He makes a bunch of mistakes. My favorite is our aging sun will be hotter and this will somehow cause more carbon dioxide to be trapped in our atmosphere. Although the black dwarf one is good too.