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In arts, cosmology (LH:3), from Greek: Κοσμος (NE:600), meaning "[decipher]", + -ology meaning "subject of study or branch of knowledge"[1], 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.[2]


The following are related quotes:

Cosmology is a kind of religion for intelligent atheists.”
Stephen Hawking (c.1962), "Comment to Jane Wilde"[3]

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See also


  1. ology – Oxford Languages.
  2. Daintith, John. (2005). Oxford Dictionary of Science. Oxford.
  3. Hawking, Stephen. (2014). “Theory of Everything” (YT), Evidence4Faith, May 26.

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