The Astronomy Center has provided educational resources to introductory astronomy educators since 2003. Over the past 20 years, the rapid pace of discovery has rendered some of our linked resources obsolete. Thus, the Astronomy Center will be decommissioned on March 1, 2022. Our highest quality resources will be retained on ComPADRE.org.

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This website provides an extensive set of resources for both traditional and distance-learning undergraduate introductory astronomy courses. These materials cover topics from…
  
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E. Barlow
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This website provides a paper that intends to help the non-cosmologist understand modern cosmological models. The paper contains a brief tutorial on relativity and describes…
  
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The Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) Team
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The WMAP mission reveals the conditions of the early universe by measuring the comic microwave background radiation in the sky. Using the temperature difference that is measured in a…
  
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This website presents, in textbook format, the structure of the universe from atoms to galactic superclusters, images and discussions of what we can (and have) observed in the…
  
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M. Richmond
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This web site contains lecture notes for an introductory course on galaxies and cosmology. It is meant for a non-science audience with a limited background in trig and algebra.
  
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Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astronomy
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This website was created by NASA and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. The site's primary contents are printed guides and lesson plans, presentations for scientists…
  
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This paper introduces a theory known as inflation, a modification of the standard "big bang" model of the history of the universe. In an earlier paper, called "The Expanding…
  
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G. Felder
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An online paper by Gary Felder on the standard expanding universe. The major points cover the possibility of an infinite or finite universe, the history of our universe and how it…
  
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L. Bombelli
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This web page contains lecture notes about the early universe. It describes the conditions that allowed particles to evolve into large stars and galaxies. The information provided is…
  
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J. Schombert
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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…
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