In arts, cosmology (LH:3), from Greek: Κοσμος (NE:600), meaning "[decipher]", + -ology meaning "subject of study or branch of knowledge", is the study of the cosmos and its origin, unfolding, and possible cycles (Pythagoras, 520BC); study of the nature, origin, and evolution of the universe, and theories related therein, e.g. big bang, inflation, or steady state.
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