cosmic cosmic  /ˈkɑz mɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or from or pertaining to or characteristic of the cosmos or universe
  2. (adj) inconceivably extended in space or time

Usage(s):

  1. Everyone on earth is being constantly bombarded by cosmic rays from outer spacebut only after the earth's atmosphere has smashed the rays' atomic particles until they are.
  2. Estimate: 30 cosmic rays pass through every human body every second.
  3. He varied the cosmic ray concentration by contriving a special cage with a thin lead roof, which does not stop cosmic radiation but intensifies its effect.

News

  1. Fun Night Out! Cosmic Bowling

    Fun Night Out! Cosmic Bowling Try something new! Cosmic Bowling - a Laser Lights/Sound Spectacular with live DJ on Thursday, Friday & Saturday Nights! Friday & Saturday nights 10:30 PM - 2 AM $16.00 per person, includes shoe rental. Thursdays 10 PM - 1 AM $10.00 per person, includes bowling shoe rental! Reservations are recommended but not required. To make reservations call 457-7470 during ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Journey of the Universe: An Epic Story of Cosmic, Earth and Human Transformation

    Recommended THE PROGRAM Dr. Brian Thomas Swimme's "Journey of the Universe: The Epic Story of Cosmic, Earth, and Human Transformation," seeks to do what Dr. Carl Sagan (and many others in a variety of fields) began with his work on "Cosmos." Educating the public at large about basic scientific issues affecting or shaping the lives of humanity is an undeniably important task, but more often than ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: DVD Talk

  3. Galaxy Crash Spawns Space Penguin in Hubble Telescope Photo

    A cosmic penguin shines 326 million light-years from Earth in a stunning new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope. 
    on June 21, 2013     Source: SPACE.com via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "This is a fundamental discovery," said Nobel physics laureate James Cronin of the University of Chicago. "The age of cosmic-ray astronomy has arrived."
    on Nov 8, 2007 By: James Cronin Source: Reuters

  2. "I feel this cosmic connection to skaters, the strong skating history of the US, and I think that's kind of cool," said Lysacek, who had won bronze medals at the 2005 and '06 world championships.
    on Mar 26, 2009 By: Evan Lysacek Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  3. "We have discovered that the rings were probably not created just yesterday in cosmic time, and in this scenario it is not just luck that we are seeing planetary rings now," said Esposito. "They probably were always around but continually...
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Larry Esposito Source: Science Daily (press release)

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