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written by Edward Wright
This page contains an explanation of the the balloon analogy of the expansion of the universe and a helpful animation to show what happens to galaxies and photons of light as the universe expands. This is part of a larger tutorial about cosmology.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Cosmology
= Expansion of the Universe
- High School
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
= Article
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Learners
- Educators
- image/gif
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 1998 Edward Wright
Has a copyright or other licensing restriction.
Keywords: cosmology, expansion, universe
Record Creator: Metadata instance created February 8, 2011 by Raina Khatri
Record Updated: Feb 08, 2011 by Ed Lee
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when Cataloged:
May 8, 1998
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AIP Format
E. Wright, (1998), WWW Document, (http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~wright/balloon0.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
E. Wright, Balloon Analogy in Cosmology, (1998), <http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~wright/balloon0.html>.
APA Format
Wright, E. (1998, May 8). Balloon Analogy in Cosmology. Retrieved November 24, 2014, from http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~wright/balloon0.html
Chicago Format
Wright, Edward. Balloon Analogy in Cosmology. May 8, 1998. http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~wright/balloon0.html (accessed 24 November 2014).
MLA Format
Wright, Edward. Balloon Analogy in Cosmology. 1998. 8 May 1998. 24 Nov. 2014 <http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~wright/balloon0.html>.
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