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The Evolution of the Early Universe

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The recombination epoch is also known as the:

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1. This is the stage of the universe's development where radiant energy would have had a much larger density than that of matter:

2. The time when the universe became transparent to light, allowing it to travel for great distances, is known as the:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The universe evolved slowly over many eons, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the process. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the different stages of development of the early universe.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • The recombination epoch
  • Stages of universal development
  • When the universe was transparent to light

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related astronomy lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as recombination epoch and transparent to light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the early universe
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the early universe

Additional Learning

To learn more about astrophysics, review the following lesson on The Evolution of the Early Universe. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the history of the universe
  • Understand the early universe's development
  • Know the different stages of universal evolution
  • Identify the timespan of the formation of the universe
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