Letters: Jul. 16, 2001

How the Universe Will End

"Why should we care? Why not worry about the problems that can kill us in 100 years, not trillions of years!" CRAIG ANTHONY TRUGLIA Mahopac, N.Y.

Scientists and theologians squabble about the beginning of time and the universe [SPACE, June 25], but regardless of the fine points of their arguments, they are still singing from the same sheet of music: there was a beginning, and there will be an end. I believe that the universe is actually infinite in time and space. Our Big Bang was exactly that--ours. We will never discover the oldest body in...

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