HyperDic: nebular_hypothesis

English > 1 sense of the expression nebular hypothesis:
NOUNcognitionnebular hypothesis(cosmology) the theory that the solar system evolved from a hot gaseous nebula
English > nebular hypothesis: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
Meaning(cosmology) the theory that the solar system evolved from a hot gaseous nebula.
Categorycosmology, cosmogony, cosmogenyThe branch of astrophysics that studies the origin and evolution and structure of the universe
Broaderscientific theoryA theory that explains scientific observations

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