Galaxies and Beyond
Steven Dutch, Natural and Applied Sciences, University
of Wisconsin - Green Bay
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Galaxies: Their Structure and Distances
Cosmology: Structure, Origin and Fate of the Universe
- Describe the various types of star clusters and nebulae
- Where is the Solar System in relation to the center of the Milky Way?
- What are globular clusters and why are they significant?
- Where in our sky is the center of our galaxy?
- What are we looking at when we see the Milky Way in the sky?
- What is a Standard Candle?
- Why are Cepheid Variables so important?
- Describe the major classes of galaxies.
- What's in our Local Group?
- How do we relate to the Virgo Supercluster?
- On the largest scale, how do galaxies seem to be arranged?
- What is a metric?
- What are some possible resolutions of the "missing mass" problem?
- What's the observational evidence for the Big Bang?
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