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Title: Foundations of Modern Cosmology
Url: http://www.astro.virginia.edu/~jh8h/Foundations/contents.html
Creator: Hawley, John
Publisher: University of Virginia
Description: This website is intended for students who are using the textbook, "Foundations of Modern Cosmology". In this website every chapter in the book has a summary and a brief overview of the important concepts. Topics in the book include: Newton's contribution to cosmology, the evolution of stars, relativity, black holes, the expansion of the universe, the early universe, the CMB, dark matter, and inflation. There is also a list of students' questions, with answers, about ideas and concepts they found challenging.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Cosmogony. Cosmology
Science -- Astronomy -- Cosmogony. Cosmology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Big bang theory
Science -- Astronomy -- Cosmogony. Cosmology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Expanding universe
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Interstellar matter -- Dark matter
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Other particular types of stars, A-Z -- Black holes
Science -- Physics -- Atomic physics. Constitution and properties of matter -- Relativity physics
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Big Bang
Astronomy -- Galaxies
Astronomy -- Stars
Physics -- Relativity
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Reference
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Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-10-05 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-05-10 11:46:58 (W3C-DTF)
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