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The Big Bang's Opposite, Described

You've heard of The Big Bang, right? Now how about The Big Crunch, Heat Death, or The Vacuum Decay? With any luck, you won't experience those in person.

But the same great minds that are pretty sure they know how the universe started have some ideas about how it will end. Katie Mack, a theoretical astrophysicist, puts her mind and her sense of humor to the task of explaining it all to us.

Her book is The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking). Remember, it's theoretical astrophysics; no need to hide from this interview.

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