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Tests of Big Bang Cosmology

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Subject:
Chemistry, Geoscience, Physics, Space Science, Science and Technology
Provider:
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
NASA Earth and Space Science Education Collection
Level:
High School
Language:
English
Material Type:
Readings, Reference
Media Format:
Graphics/Photos, Text/HTML
UCAR Staff Abstract:

This site provides an in-depth discussion of "Big-Bang" cosmological theory. Topics include: foundations of the theory, observational tests, limitations and extensions of the theory, and some properties of the universe itself such as the amount and type of matter, its expansion, age, shape, occurrence of life, and its ultimate fate. The site features text, photographs, remote sensing imagery, graphs, and scientific illustrations. Links to other related topics are provided.

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