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written by Edward Wright
The expansion of the universe can be thought of as a balloon filling with air. This page contains an explanation of the the balloon analogy 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.
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Astronomy
- Cosmology
= Expansion of the Universe
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- Middle School
- Instructional Material
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
= Article
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© 1998 Edward Wright
Keywords:
cosmology, expansion, universe
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Metadata instance created February 8, 2011 by Raina Khatri
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February 8, 2011 by Ed Lee
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E. Wright, (1998), WWW Document, (http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~wright/balloon0.html).
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E. Wright, Balloon Analogy in Cosmology, (1998), <http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~wright/balloon0.html>.
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Wright, E. (1998, May 8). Balloon Analogy in Cosmology. Retrieved December 10, 2017, 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 10 December 2017).
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Wright, Edward. Balloon Analogy in Cosmology. 1998. 8 May 1998. 10 Dec. 2017 <http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~wright/balloon0.html>.
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