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cosmology : (1) a branch of metaphysics that deals with the nature of the cosmos (2) a theory or doctrine describing the natural order of the cosmos — Webster

realm : (1) kingdom (2) sphere, domain — Webster

cosmological realm : the place, region, kingdom, domain, sphere or world holding the body of truth, information, and principles known about the orderly harmonious systematic cosmos — M.E.Hopper Definition generated for Cosma

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Cosmology Cosmology is the study of the origin, evolution, and eventual fate of the cosmos. Religious or mythological cosmology is a body of beliefs based on mythological, religious, and esoteric literature and traditions of creation and eschatology. Physical cosmology is studied by scientists, such as astronomers and physicists, as well as philosophers, such as metaphysicians, philosophers of physics, and philosophers of space and time. Because of this shared scope with philosophy, theories in physical cosmology may include both scientific and non-scientific propositions, and may depend upon assumptions that can not be tested. Cosmology differs from astronomy in that the former is concerned with the Universe as a whole while the latter deals with individual celestial objects. — Wikipedia

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Cosmology: The Study of the Universe (NASA)
Frequently Asked Questions about Cosmology (Edward Wright, UCLA)
Cosmos: A Personal Voyage through Time and Space (Carl Sagan)


Time in Cosmology (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics)

Philosophy of Cosmology



A Brief History of Cosmology (David Wands,University of St Andrews)
History of Cosmology (James Schombert, University of Oregon)
Timeline of Cosmological Theories (Wikipedia)


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How to become a cosomlogist (Academic Invest)
Occupational Outlook Handbook (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)


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Cosmology (Eric Weisstein’s World of Physics)
Cosmology Bibliography (Edward L. Wright, UCLA)






Cosmology of Literature (Yale)
Cosmology in Literature (Library Thing)


OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form


Worldbuilding Fictional Cosmology (Deeper in the Game)



Cosmology News -- ScienceDaily Cosmology news. From deep observations of the far reaches of space and time to spectroscopic analysis and more. Read cosmology articles and consider how astronomers view the origin of the universe.

  • Amounts of organic molecules in planetary systems...
    on April 9, 2021 at 2:44 pm

    An international group of scientists have studied the chemical composition of 50 protoplanetary-disk forming regions in the Perseus Molecular Cloud, and found that despite being in the same cloud, the amounts of complex organic molecules they contain are quite different.

  • Discovery of rare 'quadruply imaged quasars' can...
    on April 8, 2021 at 7:23 pm

    With the help of machine-learning techniques, a team of astronomers has discovered a dozen quasars that have been warped by a naturally occurring cosmic 'lens' and split into four similar images. Quasars are extremely luminous cores of distant galaxies that are powered by supermassive black holes.

  • Dark Energy Survey physicists open new window...
    on April 6, 2021 at 5:59 pm

    An analysis by Dark Energy Survey physicists yields more precise estimates of the average density of matter as well as its propensity to clump together - two key parameters that help physicists probe the nature of dark matter and dark energy.

  • New study sows doubt about the composition of 70...
    on March 31, 2021 at 2:36 pm

    Researchers the world over have long believed that 70 percent of the universe is composed of dark energy, a substance that makes it possible for the universe to expand at an ever-increasing rate. But in a new study, researchers tested a model which suggests that the universe's expansion is due to a dark substance with a kind of magnetic force.

  • Black hole key to galaxies' behemoths
    on March 29, 2021 at 4:29 pm

    Scientists discover one of the first black holes of its kind. Intermediate mass black holes (100 to 100,000 times the mass of the sun) have only been directly detected once before (LIGO, last year). They form an important link between the smaller black holes left behind after the deaths of stars, and the supermassive black holes which lurk in the hearts of every galaxy. The astrophysicists also find that there are about 40,000 of these objects in the neighbourhood of our galaxy.