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This is a course website for teaching galaxies and the expanding universe in one semester to introductory astronomy non-science majors. It contains a syllabus, lectures, links to internet resources, and quizzes. The text used is Pathways of Astronomy by Schneider and Arny. The site was developed by James Schombert, University of Oregon.
Topics include: historical cosmology, fundamental particles, forces, relativity, galaxies, the structure of the universe, dark matter, dark energy, inflation, nucleosynthesis, the CMB, galaxy formation, and the fate of the universe.
%0 Electronic Source %A Schombert, Jim %D December 5, 2011 %T Astronomy 123: Galaxies and the Expanding Universe %V 2023 %N 22 March 2023 %8 December 5, 2011 %9 text/html %U http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/ast123/
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