Cosmic Journey: A History of Scientific Cosmology

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COSMIC JOURNEY: A HISTORY OF SCIENTIFIC COSMOLOGY. The history of cosmology is a
grand story of discovery, from ancient Greek astronomy to -space telescopes. This Website, prepared by
experts, mirrors the structure of the science, with cosmological theory and astronomical instruments side by side.

 

The Greek Worldview The Start of Scientific Cosmology The Mechanical Universe Island Universes The Expanding Universe Big Bang or Steady State? The Journey Continues Naked Eyes The First Telescopes Early Reflectors Golden Era of Refractors Spectroscopy and the Birth of Astrophysics Rebirth of the Reflector New Tools Resources More Exhibits Center for History of Physics