A new study has revealed that everything in the universe is doomed to evaporate, confirming the prediction made by the late physicist Stephen Hawking. Hawking’s radiation theory, previously thought to be limited to black holes, suggests that even the largest objects in the universe will eventually evaporate. The study shows that the entire universe is slowly evaporating right before our eyes.
The research, published in the journal Scientific Reports, analyzed the temperature of the universe and found that it is gradually cooling down, indicating an increase in evaporation. “We found that the temperature of the universe is slowly decreasing as a result of the evaporation of objects that make up the universe,” said lead author Dr. Daniel An from the University of Hong Kong.
While this may seem like a bleak prediction, Dr. An notes that it will take an extremely long time for the universe to completely evaporate. “The evaporation process is happening extremely slowly, and it will take trillions of years for the universe to completely dissipate,” he said.
This study adds to the growing body of evidence supporting Hawking’s theory, which remains one of the most well-known and debated theories in physics. It also underscores the importance of continued research and study of the universe, as we strive to understand our place in the vast and ever-changing cosmos.