How will the universe end?

Coronavirus

Visitor notice: Royal Museums Greenwich is currently closed to visitors. For further information, or if you have queries about an existing booking, please click here

Essential information

Key stage: 
Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Post-16
Resource type: 
Classroom activity
Video
Location: 
Royal Observatory
School subject: 
Astronomy, Maths, Science

Our Universe began 13.8 billion years ago and it has been expanding ever since. Is it destined to expand forever or will it suffer a more crushing end? Astronomers at the Royal Observatory Greenwich explain the fate of the Universe in this video.

Accompanying Resources