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Refers to everything that exists, with no exceptions. SlideThe universe encompasses all matter and energy.
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'Universe' and 'galaxy' are not the same; a galaxy is part of the universe. SlideThe Milky Way is just one of billions of galaxies in the universe.
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Often used in discussions about physics, astronomy, and cosmology. SlideThe universe is expanding at an accelerating rate.