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published by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
This interactive website, by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, contains an introduction to cosmology--the study of the structure, history, and fate of the Universe.  Complete with vivid images and multimedia features, the site's four segments are Fundamentals, Evidence for the Big Bang, Eras, and The Final Frontier. All of them with detailed sub-categories and information to help the unexperienced user follow the content, and quizes that help fix the knowledge. A glossary, teacher resources, and charts and maps are also included.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Cosmology
Quantum Physics
- General
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Middle School
- Informal Education
- Reference Material
- Audio/Visual
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= Movie/Animation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- image/jpeg
- text/html
- image/gif
- video/quicktime
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Keywords: big bang, cosmic eras, cosmic microwave background, dark energy , dark matter, gravity, inflation, standard model
Record Creator: Metadata instance created February 13, 2007 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Aug 19, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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June 1, 2006
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(Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley), WWW Document, (
The Universe Adventure, (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley), <>.
APA Format
The Universe Adventure. (2006, June 1). Retrieved June 20, 2021, from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory:
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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The Universe Adventure. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, June 1, 2006. (accessed 20 June 2021).
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The Universe Adventure. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. 1 June 2006. 20 June 2021 <>.
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