oscillating Universe

(redirected from Oscillatory universe)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

oscillating Universe

(os -ă-layt-ing) (pulsating Universe) A closed Universe in which collapse is followed by a reexpansion.

oscillating universe

[′äs·ə‚lād·iŋ ′yü·nə‚vərs]
(astronomy)
An extension of the closed universe model in which the universe, after contracting toward a singularity, undergoes another big bang to begin a new cycle, and thenceforth oscillates between successive expansions and contractions, each contraction followed by a new big bang.
Mentioned in ?