closed universe definition

  • noun:
    • A model of this world in which discover sufficient matter, and therefore gravitational force, to halt the expansion initiated because of the big bang.
    • (cosmology) a universe which spatially shut as well as in which there is certainly sufficient matter to prevent the growth that began using big bang; the noticeable matter is 10% associated with matter necessary for closing but there could be large amounts of dark matter

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