
#1
Apr311, 04:31 PM

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What will be happening 10^(trillion) years from now?
Sorry if this is posted in a wrong section. 



#2
Apr311, 04:40 PM

P: 288

It depends on whether the proton is stable or not.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Future_...verse#Dark_Era 



#3
Apr311, 04:44 PM

P: 186

Are there people who study the history and future of the universe... and are those people called cosmologists?




#4
Apr311, 04:46 PM

P: 288

10^(trillion) years from now
Yes and yes. :)




#5
Apr311, 10:28 PM

P: 47

Here's a link to the wikipedia page about cosmological decades:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmological_decade 



#6
Apr311, 10:51 PM

P: 186

It's known that these particles wont' ever merge again?




#7
Apr911, 06:31 PM

P: 689

Are asking specifically about 10^1,000,000,000,000 years from now or are you asking about the end state configuration of the universe? I'll assume the later...
Everything that is not gravitationally bound together will move apart until our local supergroup of galaxies is alone in the observable universe. As the stuff in our local supergroup continues to orbit around the orbits will gradually decay until all the mater in the observable universe is contained in a single supermassive black hole. This black hole will radiate. Most of the particles produced will eventually fall back in but some will have enough velocity to get far enough away that cosmic expansion takes over and removes them from the observable universe, this continues until the black hole has completely evaporated. The end state is that every fundamental particle in existence is alone in it's observable universe. At least that's my understanding. 



#8
Apr911, 07:30 PM

P: 186

Interesting, I was though asking specifically 10^1,000,000,000,000 years from now.




#9
Apr911, 07:42 PM

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#10
Apr911, 07:44 PM

P: 774

Double exponential notation means you can write that as 10^10^12 which is a bit easier to do. 



#11
Apr1011, 12:09 AM

P: 695

Quite incredible to realise that nothing, not even the entire universe lasts for ever. A Concidental reminder as today I start my 5th decade..




#12
Apr1011, 01:00 AM

P: 186

congratulations!




#13
Apr1011, 08:57 PM

P: 695

Thanks Jonny, I hope I get to celebrate many more!



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