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1) universe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...and energy in existence. The study of the origin of the universe, or cosmos, is known as cosmogony, and that of its structure and evolution, cosmology. The age of...

2) Popol Vuh. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...of the council], sacred book of the Quiche. The most important document of the cosmogony, religion, mythology, migratory traditions, and history of the Quiche, the...

3) Darwin, Sir George Howard. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...1883) of astronomy and experimental philosophy at Cambridge, and a recognized authority on cosmogony. He wrote Scientific Papers (5 vol., 1907-16)....

4) Jeans, Sir James Hopwood. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...and the mathematical theory of electricity and magnetism. Going on to astrophysics and cosmogony, he solved the problem of the behavior of rotating masses of compressible...

5) Mandaeans. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Their chief holy book, the Ginza Rba, like their other books, is a compendium of cosmology, cosmogony, prayers, legends, and rituals, written at various times and...

6) Zoroastrianism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The war between these two supernatural hosts is the subject matter of the fully developed cosmogony and eschatology of Zoroastrianism. 5The entire history of the...

7) Veda. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...of creation, embodied in brahman, the mystical power of speech in the mantras. Theories of cosmogony and the idea of a single underlying reality found clear expression...

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