Astronomy 210
Lecture 41, May 2 Spring 2018

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The Expansion of the Universe

The Center of the Universe?

  • demands of homogeneity and isotropy
  • alternative location: a short drive southwest of campus
    Philo, IL: downtown landmark, zoom

The Future: Fate of the Universe

Microwave Background Radiation

The Nuclear Era: Big Bang Nucleosynthesis

The Very Early Universe

Remaining Questions

Last Words

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