AST 104 Stars and Galaxies

Important Terms for Chapter 15:

Hubble Law
Hubble constant (H)
Megaparsec (Mpc)
Big Bang
Cosmic microwave background radiation (CMBR)
Top-down scenario
Bottom-up scenario
Critical density
Open universe
Closed universe
Flat universe
Inflation (Inflationary hypothesis)
Dark matter
Dark energy
Big Crunch
Big Rip

Prof. Donna Weistrop

University of Nevada, Las Vegas