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cosmology

noun [C] uk   /kɒzˈmɒl.ə.dʒi/  us   /kɑːzˈmɑː.lə-/
the study of the nature and origin of the universe
cosmological
adjective uk   /ˌkɒz.məˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/  us   /ˌkɑːz.məˈlɑː.dʒɪ-/ (also cosmologic, uk   /ˌkɒz.məˈlɒdʒ.ɪk/  us   /ˌkɑːz.məˈlɑː.dʒɪk/ )
Caltech in the 50s was an international centre of cosmological discovery.
Translations of “cosmology”
in Chinese (Traditional) 宇宙起源論, 宇宙學…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宇宙起源论, 宇宙学…
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