Cosmology

  • Olbers paradox

  • Future history of the universe

  • Geometry of the universe

  • Hubble's Law

  • The expansion of the universe

  • Relativistic doppler shift

  • Diverging rays in curved universe.

  • Primordial Background Radiation, also called the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB), the Cosmic Background Radiation (CBR), etc

  • What is the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE)?

  • What is the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP)?

  • What happened at the recombination era?

  • The cosmological constant

  • inflation

  • The NASA Intro to Cosmology page

  • Wayne Hu's CBM page


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