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- adj. Of or pertaining to cosmology, or to the overall structure of the universe
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to cosmology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining or relating to cosmology.
- from the changes in the world, used by Aristotle and Martineau;
- from the dependency of everything in the world, used by J. Caird, Martineau, and Stirling;
- the contingencies of the world, used by Aquinas, Leibnitz, Clarke;
- from the finitude of things in the world, used by Clarke;
- from the temporal character of things in the world;
- from the relativities of the world, used by Green and Illingworth;
- from the phenomenal character of the world;
- from the potential character of the world, used by Aristotle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. pertaining to the branch of philosophy dealing with the elements and laws and especially the characteristics of the universe such as space and time and causality
- adj. pertaining to the branch of astronomy dealing with the origin and history and structure and dynamics of the universe
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To do this, Einstein inserted a fudge factor, which he called the cosmological constant.
Linder: So the granddaddy of all concepts of dark energy was put forward by Albert Einstein all the way back in 1917, what he called the cosmological constant.
There's a huge stockpile of them little more than a stone's throw away in cosmological terms, all waitng for someone to grab them up.
The cosmological is constantly at war with the personal.
Both look like examples of front-loading for life (given the requirement for stars, etc), except that 'fine-tuning', not 'front-loading' is the common term in cosmological contexts.
"Failure of abiogenesis research" Sure, just as we've failed in cosmological research, and have no idea how, say, the solar system really formed.
Sure, just as we've failed in cosmological research, and have no idea how, say, the solar system really formed.
The new truth reached by the discovery has recently also been incorporated as an important ingredient in cosmological speculations The aim has been to try to understand how a universe, originally very hot and symmetric, could avoid that matter and antimatter almost immediately annihilated each other.
“In modern string theory, dark energy also called the cosmological constant is the energy stored in empty space, where pairs of matter and anti-matter particles are spontaneously created and annihilated,” said Baylor researcher Gerald Cleaver.
In other words, the scope for variation in the magnitude of dark energy (also known as the cosmological constant) while preserving the possibility of human life is mind-bogglingly small.