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written by Norriss Hetherington and Patrick McCray
published by the American Institute of Physics
This web exhibit explores the history of cosmology, from the work of the early Greeks to modern questions of dark matter and dark energy. Both the theories and ideas about the origin and nature of the universe and the tools used to study these theories are explored. Links to short biographies of scientists and other background information are provided.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Cosmology
- Historical Astronomy
- Informal Education
- Lower Undergraduate
- Reference Material
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PSRC This resource was featured by the PSRC collection from February 13, 2007 until April 13, 2007. View the feature here!
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2007 American Institute of Physics
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Keywords: Cosmology, History, history of astronomy
Record Creator: Metadata instance created January 26, 2007 by Bruce Mason
Record Updated: Jan 30, 2007 by Cathy Ezrailson
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January 30, 2007
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AIP Format
N. Hetherington and P. McCray, (American Institute of Physics, College Park, 2007), WWW Document, (http://www.aip.org/history/cosmology/).
AJP/PRST-PER
N. Hetherington and P. McCray, Cosmic Journey: A History of Scientific Cosmology (American Institute of Physics, College Park, 2007), <http://www.aip.org/history/cosmology/>.
APA Format
Hetherington, N., & McCray, P. (2007, January 30). Cosmic Journey: A History of Scientific Cosmology. Retrieved July 31, 2014, from American Institute of Physics: http://www.aip.org/history/cosmology/
Chicago Format
Hetherington, Norriss, and Patrick McCray. Cosmic Journey: A History of Scientific Cosmology. College Park: American Institute of Physics, January 30, 2007. http://www.aip.org/history/cosmology/ (accessed 31 July 2014).
MLA Format
Hetherington, Norriss, and Patrick McCray. Cosmic Journey: A History of Scientific Cosmology. College Park: American Institute of Physics, 2007. 30 Jan. 2007. 31 July 2014 <http://www.aip.org/history/cosmology/>.
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