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Matthew Leitheiser

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Will time ever come to an end?

I have been reading a few different articles discussing the "end of time". They mostly talk about how modern physics suggests that at a certain point, all activity in the universe will cease, and there will be no renewal or recovery. My question is basically asking, if this were to happen, wouldn't time theoretically continue? Is time only a measurement of activity, or can it exist without any interaction of matter?

Here are some of the articles I have read:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/10/101027-science-space-universe-end-of-time-multiverse-inflation/

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=could-time-end

http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/space/stories/time-will-end-within-a-few-billion-years-say-physicists

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    Nov 6 2012: There is so much that is unknown to us about this matter that I don't think anyone could positively answer that question today, it's beyond our grasp. However, all this theorizing might eventually help us get to the truth someday...or maybe not.

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