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bang caused by the early ignition of fuel in engine cylinder backfire
(cosmology) the cooled remnant of the hot big bang that fills the entire universe and can be observed today with an average temperature of about 2.725 kelvin CBR , CMB , CMBR , cosmic background radiation , cosmic microwave background , cosmic microwave background radiation
(cosmology) a universe in which there is sufficient matter to halt the expansion that began with the big bang and to cause the universe to collapse again; the visible matter is only 10 percent of the matter required for closure but there may be large amou closed universe
Belgian cosmologist who proposed the big-bang theory of the origin of the universe (1894-1966) Edouard Lemaitre , Georges Henri Lemaitre , Lemaitre
United States physicist (born in Russia) who was a proponent of the big-bang theory and who did research in radioactivity and suggested the triplet code for DNA (1904-1968) Gamow , George Gamow
(cosmology) a brief exponential expansion of the universe (faster than the speed of light) postulated to have occurred shortly after the big bang inflation
bang of aircraft flying faster than speed of sound sonic boom
small high-velocity shell; it makes a whizzing sound followed by a bang when it hits whizbang , whizbang shell , whizzbang
universe's Big Bang, matter before ylem
big bang matter that may have existed before ylem
(cosmology) the original matter that (according to the big bang theory) existed before the formation of the chemical elements ylem
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