What is universe?

  • (noun): Everything stated or assumed in a given discussion.
    Synonyms: universe of discourse
    See also — Additional definitions below

Universe

The universe is commonly defined as the totality of existence, including planets, stars, galaxies, the contents of intergalactic space, and all matter and energy. Definitions and usage vary and similar terms include the cosmos, the world and nature.

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Hubble Deep Field - Scientific Results
... As the universe expands, more distant objects recede from the Earth faster, in what is called the Hubble Flow ... of disturbed and irregular galaxies than the local universe galaxy collisions and mergers were more common in the young universe as it was much smaller than today ... in the rate of star formation over the lifetime of the universe ...
Shape of The Universe
... The shape or geometry of the universe includes both local geometry in the observable universe and global geometry, which we may or may not be able to ... section in comoving coordinates of the four-dimensional space-time of the universe ... If the observable universe is smaller than the entire universe (in some models it is many orders of magnitude smaller), one cannot determine the ...
Andromeda - Comics
... Comics), character native of Atlantis in the Marvel comics universe Andromeda (Pantheon) Laurel Gand codenamed Andromeda, character of the Legion of Super-Heroes in the DC ...
Universe (economics)
... In economics and marketing a universe is a population to be studied or measured ... In economics a population to be measured is described as a "universe", and the measures which are generated are intended to reflect the behavior of that population ... statistical surveys may measure related, but different, universes and have to be adjusted to reflect this difference ...
Optimus Prime - Transformers: Universe - Toys
... Universe Spy Changer Optimus Prime with Prowl (2004) The parallel-universe spanning Transformers Universe line also featured a yellow repaint of the Spy Changer ...

More definitions of "universe":

  • (noun): (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn.
    Synonyms: population

Famous quotes containing the word universe:

    Philosophically considered, the universe is composed of Nature and the Soul.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The study and knowledge of the universe would somehow be lame and defective were no practical results to follow.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    He has seen but half the universe who never has been shown the house of pain.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)