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Astrophysics
Frontiers and Controversies - Video
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4.0 stars from 278 ratings
Corso entusiasmante
Prof bravo e chiaro, argomenti interessanti! Eccellente
Brumy74 via Apple Podcasts · Italy · 03/28/18
Fascinating! Thank you!
It's beautiful how easy you make it look! Ps: I've watched the first 14 lectures driving back from Naples to Paris, and it kept me alert all the way - I'm now sitting down and doing the "problem sets" and i love it... Thank you and please do more of these!!!
Astahly via Apple Podcasts · France · 09/03/17
Great course and teacher
I enjoyed this course so much I'm watching it again after a few years. Professor Baylin did an amazing job.
MoebiusKing via Apple Podcasts · Italy · 04/19/17
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Reasons for the expansion of the universe are addressed at the start of this lecture, focusing especially on the acceleration of dark energy. Supernovae were the first evidence for the existence of dark energy. Two other proofs are presented. The first is the Cosmic Microwave Background, which is...
Published 12/06/11
Professor Bailyn begins the class with a discussion of a recent New York Times article about the discovery of a new, earth-like planet. He then discusses concepts such as epicycles, dark energy and dark matter; imaginary ideas invented to explain 96% of the universe. The Anthropic Principle is...
Published 12/06/11
Professor Bailyn offers a review of what is known so far about the expansion of the universe from observing galaxies, supernovae, and other celestial phenomena. The rate of the expansion of the universe is discussed along with the Big Rip theory and the balance of dark energy and dark matter in...
Published 12/06/11
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