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(cosmology) the cosmic explosion that is hypothesized to have marked the origin of the universe

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A THE Big Bang refers to the rapid expansion of space itself in the split second after the universe came into being.
Those who believe in evolution and the Big Bang theory of how we arrived here believe in chance.
A Different Approach to Cosmology: From a Static Universe to the Big Bang towards Reality Fred Hoyle, Geoffrey Burbidge, and Jayant V.
SINCE 1965, WITH THE DISCOVERY OF the cosmic microwave background radiation, the hot Big Bang theory of the universe has obtained a paradigmatic position in cosmology.
It is, first of all, a careful and critical review of the current situation in cosmology, covering both the theoretical foundations and observational support of the hot Big Bang model.
Bork writes that "the argument from design is now bolstered by the findings of physics concerning the Big Bang.
Easterbrook writes that omega had to be "within about one-quadrillionth of one percent of ideal at the moment of the Big Bang.