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Title: Cambridge Relativity
Url: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/research/gr/public/
Publisher: University of Cambridge. Dept. of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.
Description: The University of Cambridge's Relativity site provides users with a glimpse at the major issues within theoretical physics and cosmology. Sections cover such diverse issues as black holes, the big bang, cosmic strings, and quantum gravity. Written in a style accessible to the non-scientist and with useful illustrations, the sections describe currently accepted theories, their possible consequences for the fate or origin of the universe, and their limitations. Users may also be interested in a link to Stephen Hawking's Web site and an introduction to COSMOS, the supercomputer on which many cosmological models are tested. The site also links to a collection of Quicktime movies modeling such things as black hole formation and the interactions and behaviors of cosmic strings.
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 -- Inflationary universe
Science -- Astronomy -- Cosmogony. Cosmology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Large scale structure
Science -- Astronomy -- Cosmogony. Cosmology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Phase transformations
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
Science -- Physics -- Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity -- Nuclear interactions -- Special topics, A-Z -- String models
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Big Bang
Astronomy -- Cosmology
Physics -- Relativity
Date Issued: 1996
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: University of Cambridge
Access Rights: Free access
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