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Exploding Black Dwarfs Could Be the ‘Last Interesting Thing to Happen in the Universe’

“This is the way the world ends,” said T. S. Elliot in his famous poem, “Not with a bang but a whimper.” These days, scientists consider the heat-death of the universe to be the whimper, but a new theoretical analysis predicts that the cosmos will brea…

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