cosmic time

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the time covered by the physical formation and development of the universe

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To reach him(her) at cosmic time T, the CMB photons spend time T since their emission at time t [approximately equal to] 0, at a specific value of the comoving coordinate [psi].
00) that continues to ravage 17th century Europe, in an alternate universe where an alliance between Adolphus, King of Sweden, and the West Virginians from the 20th century is changing a world affected by a cosmic time accident known as the Ring of Fire.
By pushing the refurbished Hubble Space Telescope to its very limits as a cosmic time machine, astronomers have identified three galaxies that may hall from an era only about 450 million years after the Big Bang.
Professor Matt Griffin, from Cardiff University, Spire's principal investigator, said: "The results could reveal how stars like the Sun are forming in our own galaxy today, how the galaxies grew and evolved over cosmic time, and how planetary systems can develop from the dust and gas around young stars.
In a postmodern world, science has provided ample and convincing evidence of cosmic evolution, the vast span of cosmic time, the fortuitous assembly of conditions that made the universe, Sol and its planetary system, and the emergence of evolving life including the human being and self-consciousness.
Specific contributions on the role of fossils as geological clocks, time and life, dating humans, and the abstraction of cosmic time are also included.
Moreover, since creation, cosmic time coincides with God's metaphysical time.
It is of huge consolation to read and to conceive of the incommensurable abstraction and indifference of cosmic time to human affairs.
Applying this concept to early manuscripts of the Vita Nuova, they conclude that modern divisions of the text into numbered chapters belie the fluidity of cosmic time, lived time, and calendar time inscribed there.
CV2K will be, in effect, the first cosmic time capsule capable of carrying personal messages, digital images, and DNA in the form of hair samples (currently negotiating) into space.
Based on the their present mass of about 200 times that of the Sun, the Pillars of Creation have an expected lifetime of perhaps three million more years -- an eyeblink in cosmic time.
The proper time t may be identified with the cosmic time.
5 billion years back in cosmic time, covering 80 percent of the history of the universe.
Observing the evolution of galaxies over cosmic time is one of the key priorities for the new Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the next-generation radio telescope that will be built in South Africa and Australia over the next decade.
My observations of distant galaxies measure how galaxies such as the Milky Way were assembled over cosmic time and are at the cutting edge of what is possible with current instrumentation.