cosmology cosmology  /kɔz ˈmɔ lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the metaphysical study of the origin and nature of the universe
  2. (n) the branch of astrophysics that studies the origin and evolution and structure of the universe

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  1. He discovered the cosmos, and in doing so founded the science of cosmology.
  2. Her insistence on this point is a reflection of the cosmology of the Potterverse: there are no higher powers in residence there.
  3. Adam moves to enlighten me, offering an amazingly complete dual cosmology of Harry Potter and the Chosen People.

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  1. "The Gruber Cosmology Prize is a great honor for all of us in both teams," says Perlmutter. "It's rare that a scientific prize is able to include a very large number of those in the community whose work actually became the underpinnings of...
    on Jul 17, 2007 By: Saul Perlmutter Source: Interactions.org (press release)

  2. "These measurements also marked the inception of cosmology as a precise science," the Nobel jury said.
    on Oct 3, 2006 By: Alfred Nobel Source: Independent Online

  3. "The discovery is a great example of how we can get all the science, in addition to cosmology, out of the SNfactory search," says Greg Aldering, SNfactory project leader, who was not an author of the Nature paper. "Berkeley Lab and Caltech's...
    on Dec 2, 2009 By: Greg Aldering Source: Science Daily (press release)

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