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written by Wayne Hu
This web site presents a basic introduction to the cosmic background radiation and cosmology.  It includes terms, graphs, and animations to present the key principles and ideas of cosmology, the expansion of the universe, properties of light, the history of the universe since the Big Bang, inflation, the curvature of spacetime, and its implications on the fate of the universe. The presentation ends with a review of  the terms and a list of links to other resources. This material is based on a public presentation by the author.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Cosmology
= Cosmic Microwave Background
= Expansion of the Universe
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Lecture/Presentation
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- text/html
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W. Hu, (1996), WWW Document, (http://background.uchicago.edu/~whu/beginners/introduction.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
W. Hu, An Introduction to the Cosmic Microwave Background, (1996), <http://background.uchicago.edu/~whu/beginners/introduction.html>.
APA Format
Hu, W. (1996). An Introduction to the Cosmic Microwave Background. Retrieved October 31, 2014, from http://background.uchicago.edu/~whu/beginners/introduction.html
Chicago Format
Hu, Wayne. An Introduction to the Cosmic Microwave Background. 1996. http://background.uchicago.edu/~whu/beginners/introduction.html (accessed 31 October 2014).
MLA Format
Hu, Wayne. An Introduction to the Cosmic Microwave Background. 1996. 31 Oct. 2014 <http://background.uchicago.edu/~whu/beginners/introduction.html>.
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