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1. n. a bit of excitement; a thrill; some amusement. We got a bang out of your letter.
2. n. the degree of potency of the alcohol in liquor. This stuff has quite a bang!
3. n. an injection of a drug; any dose of a drug. (Drugs.) If Albert doesn’t have a bang by noon, he gets desperate.
4. tv. & in. to inject a drug. (Drugs.) They were in the back room banging away.
5. n. a drug rush. (Drugs.) One snort and the bang will knock you over.
6. tv. to copulate [with] someone. (Usually objectionable.) Did you bang her? Huh? Tell me!
7. n. an act of copulation. (Usually objectionable.) One bang was never enough for Wallace T. Jones. He was never satisfied.
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Moreover, the Big Bang model would tend to produce a cosmos whose composition and density would vary widely from place to place and whose overall geometry would be warped or curved.
In 1980, Guth amended the Big Bang theory to account for these discrepancies.
The Big Bang model combined with inflation matches several important observations, including the detailed structure of the radiation called the cosmic microwave background, which is left over from the universe's birth.
As in the earlier version of the theory, the collision triggers the Big Bang.
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Burbidge and his colleagues assert that their theory, known as quasi-steady state cosmology (QSSC), recently predicts the temperature of the cosmic microwave background radiation, a feat that the Big Bang model can't as yet accomplish.
And unlike a favored version of the Big Bang, QSSC can explain the amount of primordial deuterium without having to invoke the notion of dark matter - hypothetical material that doesn't emit light and is thought to consist of exotic particles rather than ordinary protons and neutrons.
Schramm of the University of Chicago insists the Big Bang theory has no rival when it comes to explaining fundamental aspects of the universe.
Their model is starting to lose its difference [from the Big Bang model]," he charges.
Proponents of the Big Bang model counter such criticism by noting that this unbalanced situation merely reflects the strength of the evidence in the model's favor.
But the standard Big Bang model doesn't yet supply all the answers that researchers would like to have.
These form the basis for present-day belief in the Big Bang.