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View Resource The Expanding Universe

This site begins by discussing Edwin Hubble's great contribution to astronomy, that the universe is expanding. The major points in his paper overviews the possibility of an infinite or finite universe, the history of our universe and how it has evolved, and he finishes by discussing wheter the fate of our universe is one that expands and eventually grows cold or the possibility that it will...

View Resource What is Theoretical Cosmology?

This site provides a current look at what theorethical cosmologists know about our universe and it also examines the fundamental properties of the universe which have not yet been measured and quantified. It also describes the milestones in cosmology such as the discovery of the expansion of the universe, the role of type Ia supernovae, simulations of large scale structure, detection of dark...

View Resource The New Cosmology

This site offers new information pertaining to the Big Bang Theory. The new idea that they are proposing is that inflation took place at less than a tiny fraction of a second during which space underwent an enormous expansion. During the past 13 billion years, space has been expanding but at increasing rates, that is, the Universe is accelerating. Most of this expansion is driven not by the mass...

View Resource Beyond the Big Bang

This site disscusses inflation by beginning with an introduction to Eienstein and his biggest blunder. Then it overviews the big bang model of the universer and it also explains why inflation is a necessary component of this theory.

View Resource Topic in Depth - The Big Bang Theory and the Expansion of the Universe

These resources help illustrate the theories, principles, and concepts of cosmology, the study of the formation and evolution of the universe. The theory, generally accepted among researchers and scientists, has at its heart the Big Bang theory.

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