giti-ye hamâré sopânâ
Fr.: Univers en expansion continue
Same as → accelerating Universe.
1) sopânidan; 2) sopânide šodan
Fr.: 1) dilater, agrandir, développer; 2) se dilater, s'agrandir, se développer
1a) To change (something) from a smaller form and/or size to a larger one.
M.E. expanden, from O.Fr. espandre "to spread, spread out," from L. expandere "to spread out, unfold, expand," from → ex- "out" + pandere "to spread, stretch," from nasalized form of PIE root *pete- "to spread," a Pers. offshoot of which is pahn "wide, broad," as below. from
Sopândan, "to stretch, to extend, open out" from so- "out,"
→ ex-, + pân, from pan,
variant of pahn "wide, large, broad, ample, extensive,"
from Mid.Pers. pah(a)n; Av. paθana- "broad, wide, spacious;"
PIE root *pete- "to spread;" cf. L. patere "to be open,"
Gk. petannynai "to spread out," petalon "a leaf."
Expanded Very Large Array (EVLA)
A → radio interferometer array consisting of 27 25-meter diameter antennas located on the Plains of San Agustin in West-Central New Mexico. EVLA will operate at any frequency between 1.0 and 50 GHz and will have a continuum sensitivity improvement over the → VLA by factors of 5 to 20.The EVLA project is expected to be completed in 2012. See also the EVLA homepage.
giti-ye sopânâ, ~ sopânande
Fr.: Univers en expansion
The deduction based on the observational fact that the greater the → distance to a → galaxy, the greater the → redshift in its → spectral lines (→ Doppler effect). The observations strongly indicate that galaxies appear to be moving away from us with speeds proportional to their distance. This is in agreement with the overall → expansion of the → Universe.