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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N. Short
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Astronomy and Cosmology: The Description, Origin, and Development of the Universe is a section of a larger tutorial describing the uses of remote sensing. The author disscusses many…
  
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This web site presents a basic introduction to the cosmic background radiation and cosmology. It includes terms, graphs, and animations to present the key principles and ideas of…
  
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Editor: A. Fraknoi; Publishers: Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, NASA Ames Research Center, and Foothill College
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This series of video lectures covers a wide range of current topics in astronomy and astrophysics given by leading scientists in their fields. These are recorded from regular…
  
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Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center
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Student projects designed as supplements to an undergraduate cosmology course are available on the LAMBDA website (Legacy Archive for Microwave Background Data Analysis). One project…
  
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M. Juric and R. Gott
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Instructors can use images from this website to teach students about recently revised map of the universe which illustrates recent discoveries, ranging from Kuiper belt objects in…
  
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Publisher: Department of Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics
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This site discusses the problems that a low density universe causes for the inflation theory. It also discusses the open vs closed universe theories and what is meant by critical…
  
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G. Felder
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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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