From Medieval Latin cosmologia, from Ancient Greek κόσμος or kósmos (world) + -λογία or -logía (treating of), combination form of -λόγος or -lógos (one who speaks in a certain manner). By surface analysis, cosmo- + -logy.
cosmology (countable and uncountable, plural cosmologies)
- The study of the physical universe, its structure, dynamics, origin and evolution, and fate.
- A metaphysical study into the origin and nature of the universe.
- A particular view (cultural or religious) of the structure and origin of the universe.
- black hole cosmology
- concordance cosmology
- Schwarzschild cosmology
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