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E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson is part of the Athabasca University Astronomy 230: Northern Lights, Northern Skies course. In this lesson, you will learn how to define the study of cosmology, how to explain how the distance to a galaxy can be determined using Cepheid variables and red shift, how to state the estimated age of the universe, and how to discuss end of the universe scenarios.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division
  • Other

Keywords:

astronomy blue shift red shift dark energy Big Bang theory baryogenisis quasar Baryon asymmetry dark matter tired-light theory galaxy antigalaxy variable gravitation

Language:

English

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MathiTutor Tutor
October 2, 2009

The article is very well compiled and informative and presented in wonderful way.

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