big bang

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

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London, March 19 ( ANI ): Stephen Hawking has revealed that he won a bet against Neil Turok over his Big Bang Theory.
Recently, physicists have suggested it's entirely possible for other Big Bangs to happen in whatever medium our universe created itself.
Those who believe in evolution and the Big Bang theory of how we arrived here believe in chance.
Idei's sudden announcement amounted to a big bang marking the end of an era.
Easterbrook writes: "Researchers have calculated that, if the ratio of matter and energy to the volume of space, a value called 'omega,' had not been within about one-quadrillionth of one percent of ideal at the moment of the Big Bang, the incipient universe would have collapsed back on itself or suffered runaway relativity effects.