cosmic time


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Noun1.cosmic time - the time covered by the physical formation and development of the universe
time - the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
sidereal time - measured by the diurnal motion of stars
solstice - either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator
equinox - either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
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Emmy Ventou (University of Toulouse, France) and colleagues, for example, used the data to identify close pairs of galaxies across cosmic time, showing that the rate of galaxy mergers peaked roughly 2 billion years after the Big Bang--in tandem with the early universe's star-formation activity.
Moreover, as young stars are very bright, galaxies with a strong star formation can be visible further back in cosmic time.
What intrigues or provokes mystic mind most is the most prosaic; the experience of short human life span which is utterly insignificant in terms of cosmic time.
Others will coalesce in a moment of cosmic time.
This ERC proposal is based on extensive approved observational ALMA programs, led by the PI: ASPECS is the first-ever approved ALMA large (150h) program, aimed at providing a comprehensive view of the baryon cycle from gas to stars over cosmic time.
Ricoeur likewise first opposes subjective, personal, or lived time to objective, universal, or cosmic time.
The poems range all the way from contemplations of cosmic time to the fine-grained domestic strife of the poet's family.
5 billion years, so the samples would be a cosmic time capsule that scientists are eager to study.
The proper time t may be identified as the cosmic time.
Mapping the motion, temperature and chemical composition of the hot gas and tracking it through cosmic time are crucial to understanding the evolution of the galaxies and stars we see today.
Understanding this connection between stars in a galaxy and the growth of a black hole, and vice-versa, is key to understanding how galaxies form throughout cosmic time.
The Hubble Space Telescope serves as a cosmic time machine and was used to help determine the nature--and even the age--of our universe.