the universe


: all of space and everything in it including stars, planets, galaxies, etc.

Examples of the universe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My idea was to build the greatest rock 'n' roll band in the history of the universe. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 11 May 2024 Naturally the universe had other plans for my time in the office. Molly Lindsey, Los Angeles Times, 10 May 2024 The next take reads much better: Fife is a master of the universe realizing the end is near. Stephen Rodrick, Variety, 9 May 2024 Advances and challenges in ocean wave energy harvesting Cody Cottier is a contributing writer at Discover who loves exploring big questions about the universe and our home planet, the nature of consciousness, the ethical implications of science and more. Cody Cottier, Discover Magazine, 9 May 2024 Musk took the opportunity to encourage everyone listening to have at least three children, given that humanity rests precariously on thin ice in the broader scheme of the universe. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 7 May 2024 The beauty of the universe could be in the palm of your hand. Kyle Thomas, Peoplemag, 5 May 2024 This star had formed relatively early in the universe’s history – perhaps 2 billion years after the Big Bang event. Will Dunham, The Christian Science Monitor, 19 Apr. 2024 But there are enough out there to help scientists like me search for the most powerful neutrino emitters in the universe and study the limitless space in between. Doug Cowen, Discover Magazine, 27 Apr. 2024

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“The universe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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