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Relativity - Lecture 19

Lecture 19 - General Relativity and Cosmology III

Cosmology (cont.)

Age of the Universe, Brief History
Relation between Scale Factor and Z from the Doppler Shift
Lookback Age as a Function of Z for Various Values of Omegam, OmegaLambda and Omegak
Acceleration Parameter as a Function of Scale Factor
Current S Status of Cosmology, Unsolved Puzzles

Prof. Max Tegmark
8.033 Relativity, Fall 2006
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare)
Date accessed: 2009-10-17
License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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Supplementary lecture material is listed below.

1. The End.
Cosmology: Popular Overview, Lemonick, Michael D. "The End." Time, June 25, 2001, 48-56.
2. Spacetime
Cosmology: Spacetime Overview, Tegmark, Max. "Spacetime." Science 296 (2002): 1427-1433.
3. Cosmology: Ned Wright's Tutorial



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