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  1. ekpyroticadjective

    Used in the names "ekpyrotic universe" or "ekpyrotic scenario", coined specifically to name this theory.

  2. ekpyroticadjective

    Relating to the ekpyrotic scenario, e.g. ekpyrotic cosmology.

  3. Etymology: Coined in 2001 by Paul Steinhardt, from Ancient Greek εκπυρωσι&ς (ekpurōsis) "conflagration, ekpyrosis", referring in Stoic philosophy to the destruction and recreation of the world in fire.


  1. ekpyrotic

    The ekpyrotic universe () is a cosmological model of the early universe that explains the origin of the large-scale structure of the cosmos. The model has also been incorporated in the cyclic universe theory (or ekpyrotic cyclic universe theory), which proposes a complete cosmological history, both the past and future.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ekpyrotic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ekpyrotic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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