Born to do Math 70 – Heat Death
Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner
August 1, 2017
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Rick Rosner: You’ve got the heat death of the universe, which is a universe that keeps going and expanding. A heat death to the universe doesn’t mean that the universe ends up hottish. It means that there are no available sources of energy.
That the universe is at the same temperature, which is going to be low because it is going to be trillions of years in the future. All the sources of energy have been used or burned, and then expelled as waste heat to the point where everything is the same temperature and you can’t pull energy out of anything.
When everything is the same temperature, there’s nothing left to burn. Everything is lukewarm.
American Television Writer
Scott Douglas Jacobsen
Editor-in-Chief, In-Sight Publishing
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