Definition of Cosmogeny

1. Noun. The branch of astrophysics that studies the origin and evolution and structure of the universe.




Definition of Cosmogeny

1. Noun. (dated) cosmogony ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cosmogeny

cosmochemistry
cosmochemists
cosmochronometer
cosmochronometers
cosmocrat
cosmocratic
cosmocrats
cosmodicy
cosmodrome
cosmodromes
cosmogeneses
cosmogenesis
cosmogenetic
cosmogenic
cosmogenical
cosmogeny (current term)
cosmogonal
cosmogonic
cosmogonical
cosmogonically
cosmogonies
cosmogonist
cosmogonists
cosmogony
cosmogram
cosmograms
cosmographer
cosmographers
cosmographic
cosmographical

Literary usage of Cosmogeny

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1. Elements of Physiophilosophy by Lorenz Oken (1847)
"A.— cosmogeny. a. REST, CENTRE. 209. Through light duplicity originates in the aether, by virtue of which the aether divides into central and peripheric ..."

2. Works by Herbert Spencer (1910)
"cosmogeny: Best, Centre, Motion, Line, Planets, Form, Planetary System, Comets. ... The first of these are the heavenly bodies comprehended by cosmogeny. ..."

3. The History of Creation: Or, The Development of the Earth and Its by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1883)
"This cosmogeny, or theory of the development of the universe, is now almost ... Kant's cosmogeny main fains that the whole universe, inconceivable ages ago, ..."

4. Shaker Sermons: Scripto-rational. Containing the Substance of Shaker by Harvey L. Eads (1879)
"The Professor gives the impregnable position of science thus : " All religious theories which embrace notions of cosmogeny, or reach into its domain, ..."

5. The Grand Strategy of Evolution: The Social Philosophy of a Biologist by William Patten (1920)
"Cooperation and Conveyance, or Mutual Service and Rightness, as Constructive Agencies in Evolution Any basic concept of cosmogeny, therefore, ..."

6. Recent Discussions in Science, Philosophy, and Morals by Herbert Spencer (1882)
"cosmogeny: Eest, Centre, Motion, Line, Planets, Form, Planetary System, Comets. ... The first of these are the heavenly bodies comprehended by cosmogeny. ..."

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