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    Questions about a word - Universe

    Hello. Could you answer these two questions?

    1. Do you need to use "The" before word universe? (Universe/The universe)
    2. Which adjective would be better for this word - endless or infinite?

    Thank you for your answers.

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    Re: Questions about a word - Universe

    Quote Originally Posted by domke89 View Post

    1. Do you need to use "The" before word universe? (Universe/The universe.
    1. We normally need an article. Which one depends on the context.

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    Re: Questions about a word - Universe

    I would advise using the Universe if you're calling it by its name.

    I don't think it makes sense to say that the Universe is infinite. According to the Big Bang model, it's expanding, and it's illogical to say that something that's infinite can expand (although there is speculation on whether it will expand infinitely!)

    However, it is certainly endless in that there is no edge, no place you could call an end.

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