big-bang theory

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(cosmology) the theory that the universe originated sometime between 10 billion and 20 billion years ago from the cataclysmic explosion of a small volume of matter at extremely high density and temperature

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The Art of Seeing," the final section of the book, amounts to a jeremiad against "the big-bang theory of seeing"--what he perceives as the conspiracy to make art that caters to our short attention span.
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