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Ch 8: Origins of the Universe

About This Chapter

Strengthen your understanding of the origins and other facts about the universe by referring to the lessons in this chapter. Reviewing this material can prove beneficial if you're studying for a physics test or various types of academic or professional certification exams.

Origins of the Universe - Chapter Summary

From the Big Bang Theory to continuing expansion, this chapter will cover facts about how the universe was formed and the ongoing changes it is experiencing. You will study information about photons, cosmic radiation, developmental stages of the universe and more. After completing your review of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Relate facts about the Big Bang Theory and the timeline of the universe
  • Explain how the universe is expanding and what the universe might look like in the future
  • Present evidence of the Big Bang Theory
  • Describe the formation of photons, deuterons, positrons and other matter following the Big Bang
  • Provide details about the universe's four stages of development
  • Discuss dark energy in the universe

Our experienced instructors will guide you through this material using simple terms, illustrations and examples to make it easier to study and retain this information. Review lessons as often as you'd like whenever you'd like, as videos are available 24/7 on any device. Self-assessment quizzes in each lesson help you determine how much you have learned and whether you are ready to move on to the next topic.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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