Cosmology

Articles on Cosmology and Space Science

Features documents about the theories on the formation and end of the universe. Also shows discussion forums and current sky reports.

Big Bang One More Time

Presents an article that details about a new model of the universe as having no beginning or end and refills itself in a cycle of expansion and contraction.

Boomerang

Contains information about the short electromagnetic waves coming from the universe. Also contains a photo-filled article that details the instrumentation of the structure.

Brief History of Time

Features an article that details theoretical descriptions, basic elements, forces, and the origin and fate of the universe.

Cambridge Cosmology

Provides information on the evolution of the universe including the formation of the galaxies. Also presents a visual presentation showing the main events happening in the space.

Cosmology Books and Links

Contains lists of recommended books, review articles and web sites relating the study.

Cosmology Tutorial

Contains a collection of news articles, and fallacies about the universe. Also shows FAQs, artworks, and related links.

CosmoNet

Features interactive book focusing on astronomy, cosmology, and theoretical physics. Also contains an index of all 88 constellations, interactive games and quizzes, and information on stars, galaxies, and the Big Bang.

Introduction to Cosmology

Provides discussions about the structure formation, expansion, and dark matters of the universe.

Introduction to the Cosmic Microwave Background

Provides fundamental explanations of the concepts, including the Big Bang, expansion of the universe, and the formation of the galaxies and stars we see today.

Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics

University of Chicago research institute focusing on the search for dark matter. Includes details of major research projects, workshops and events, plus information on educational outreach programs.

Legacy Archive for Microwave Background Data

Presents a dataset matrix depicting parameter computations of the universe. Also shows mnemonics used to identify the models and datasets in the table.

M81 Internal Motions by van Maanen

Presents a photo-filled article that details astronomically determined internal motions of the spiral nebula.

MACHO Project

Features a study that tests the theory that a significant part of the dark matter in the halo of the Milky Way is made up of objects like brown dwarfs or planets. Also provides access to photometric data for possible stellar masses detected in the space.

Mysteries of the Deep Space – History of the Universe Timeline

Shows information about the events in the development of the universe from its origin to future years. Also provides a lesson plan about the topic.

NOVA Online

Presents articles about the size, future and fate of the universe, including extensive visual discussion about supernova explosions. Also displays a virtual map of the universe.

Phantom Energy and Cosmic Doomsday

Presents an article that details the probable end of the universe.

Planck

Provides details about a space mission designed to "image" the measurements of background radiation field of the universe in different directions, including its geometry and contents. Also features a published book that details the project.

Precision Cosmology by Max Tegmark

Shows discussions on microwave background, gravitational lensing and big bang nucleosynthesis. Also displays photos of supernovas.

Supernova Cosmology Project

Shows documentations discussing the relation of the exploding stars to the acceleration of the expansion of the universe. Also displays images projecting the results of the study.

Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe

Provides information about the measurement of the background radiation temperature of the universe.

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