cosmic time

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

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These are like cosmic time capsules that release their data in the form of a vast explosion of gravitational energy, detectable by the LIGO gravitational wave detectors.
Lived and cosmic time becomes meaningful by using communication practices that construct a third time: intersubjectively shared or cultural time.
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].
The KMOS instrument will be an invaluable tool to investigate the physical and environmental processes which shape the formation and evolution of galaxies over cosmic time.
Observations of the neutral hydrogen content of galaxies also help to form a picture of how galaxies have evolved over cosmic time and show how our own galaxy, the spiral galaxy called the Milky Way, has developed," Fanaroff adds.
Among the topics are far-ultraviolet luminosity as a star formation rate tracer, modeling the double source-plane gravitational lens, the origins of the cosmic millimeter background, constraints on the star-forming interstellar medium in galaxies back to the first billion years of cosmic time, and dark matter annihilation and the cusp problem.
The Cosmic Time of Empire: Modern Britain and World Literature.
But even the most epic cycles of life can't begin to compare to the vast expanse of cosmic time.
NASA relented, and Hubble continues to serve as a cosmic time machine.
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.
Cosmic time, which was expressed in terms of the sexagenary cycle, known widely outside the Chinese-speaking world as 'animal years', appeared in court records but was familiar to everyone because of its importance in match-making (it was assumed that domestic happiness could be predicted from matching the birth-dates of the prospective bride and groom).
Specific contributions on the role of fossils as geological clocks, time and life, dating humans, and the abstraction of cosmic time are also included.