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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Davis, Ritual in an Oscillating Universe: Worshipping Siva in Medieval India, Princeton, 1991, pp.
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.