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1

What will determine the fate of the universe?

The average density of matter it now contains

2

With a high density, what will happen?

The universe implodes into a Big Crunch

3

With a low density, what will happen?

It will continue expanding forever

4

What percentage of the universe is made up of atoms as we know them?

5%

5

What is this called?

Regular matter

6

What makes up a further 95%?

Dark Matter and Dark Energy