“The Edge of Time” / A Memorable Fancy #154

The universe expands. One by one, the most distant galaxies disappear from view, then others, and others. We desperately build more and more powerful telescopes to keep the last galaxy in view, the only one that hasn’t yet slipped over the edge of time. Our scientists believe they have detected signs of intelligent life there. Long after: There is only our galaxy. There never were any other galaxies. That’s impossible. Right?   … [Read more...]