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This website is intended for students who are using the textbook, "Foundations of Modern Cosmology".  In this website every chapter in the book has a summary and a brief overview of the important concepts.  Topics in the book include: Newton's contribution to cosmology, the evolution of stars, relativity, black holes, the expansion of the universe, the early universe, the CMB, dark matter, and inflation.  There is also a list of students' questions, with answers, about ideas and concepts they found challenging.
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© 1998 John F. Hawley, University of Virginia
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