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The creation of matter as a continuing process throughout time, especially as postulated in steady state theories of the universe.
- ‘The continuous creation of matter proposed in the steady state theory of the Universe was a radical idea.’
- ‘The observed expansion of space, the steady-staters surmised, is accompanied by the continuous creation of matter, which keeps things from thinning out.’
- ‘This required the continuous creation of matter to produce new galaxies as the universe expanded, ensuring that the Universe could be expanding, but still unchanging in time.’
- ‘And famously he came up with this new idea which he called continuous creation in 1948.’
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