oscillating universe


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oscillating universe

n.
A closed-universe model in which the expansion of the universe slows and reverses, causing a collapse into a singularity that then expands into a new universe, creating a periodic cycle.
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Thus by default (since he makes no mention of the oscillating universe hypothesis) he is arguing for a self-created universe without quite confessing so.
He also ploughed his way through The Oscillating Universe, the astronomy magnum opus by his grandfather, Ernst Julius Opik.
Neither the steady state theory nor the models of oscillating universe have overcome the problems confronting them.