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  • Universe Has 100x More Entropy Than We Thought
    By on October 6, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    eldavojohn writes “Previous estimates are now thought to skimp on the entropy of the observable universe. The researchers contend that super-massive black holes are the largest contributor of entropy. Since they contribute two orders of magnitude more than previously thought, the total of all the observable universe is correspondingly higher. The paper highlights (in gruesome detail) new issues that arise with these new calculations — like estimating (more…)