1. [ noun ] (cosmology,philosophy) the metaphysical study of the origin and nature of the universe
Related terms: metaphysics
2. [ noun ] (physics,astronomy,cosmology) the branch of astrophysics that studies the origins and structure of the universe
Synonyms: cosmogeny cosmogony
Related terms: astrophysics planetesimal_hypothesis big-bang_theory big_bang inflation closed_universe cbr hubble's_constant ylem dark_matter nebular_hypothesis
Similar spelling:   cosmologic