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If we live in an expanding universe what will be the ultimate fate of all the individual neutrinoes?

The ultimate fate of the expanding universe is not known. The universe may continue to expand forever, or it may stop and collapse back on itself. The neutrinos, and other particles, may end up further and further apart from each other. They may end up re-absorbed into a huge ball of energy that re-explodes. We do not understand the universe well enough to know.

Kenneth Mellendorf

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