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    Mysteries of Deep Space - History of the Universe Timeline - From PBS Online

    Astronomy and Cosmology - A source for information on astronomy, cosmology, and related topics.

    MAP Home Page - MAP is a MIDEX class mission, selected by NASA in 1996, to probe conditions in the early universe. MAP measures temperature differences ("anisotropy") in the cosmic microwave background radiation.

    Cambridge Relativity - Information from Cambridge University. Cosmology, Black holes, Cosmic strings et al, Inflation, Quantum gravity

    Ned Wright's Cosmology Tutorial - Cosmology tutorial: an illustrated introductory guide to cosmology

    The Cosmic Microwave Background - A good source on CMB information

    Sloan Digital Sky Survey - A dedicated 2.5 meter telescope which uses sensitive electronic light detectors to systematically map a quarter of the sky, building a catalog of celestial objects, galaxies, and quasars.

    Sloan Digital Sky Survey at Fermilab - Technical information about the SDSS data processing software and the status of data reduction efforts. Includes detailed database specifications.

    MACHO Project Home Page - Our primary aim is to test the hypothesis that a significant fraction of the dark matter in the halo of the Milky Way is made up of objects like brown dwarfs or planets: these objects have come to be known as MACHOs, for MAssive Compact Halo Objects.

    Great Debates in Astronomy - Following in the footsteps of the famous April 1920 'Great Debate' between Harlow Shapley and Heber Curtis, this series of debates among leaders in the astronomical community highlight major quests in astronomy and astrophysics in an open forum at the turn of the millennium.

    The Cosmic Gamma Ray Burst Web Page - All about BATSE and Cosmic Gamma Ray Bursts

    Supernova Cosmology Project - This Berkeley labs site is based on observation of red shift in stars going supernova.

    Introduction to Cosmology Web Site - From the MAP site

    The BOOMERanG project - Mapping the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) using a balloon-borne telescope that circum-navigates Antarctica. These data are analyzed to create images of the early Universe, test models of cosmology, and measure fundamental cosmological parameters such as the overall density of the universe.

    Scientific American Article - The Evolution of the Universe by P. James E. Peebles, David N. Schramm, Edwin L. Turner and Richard G. Kron

    MIT Cosmology - MIT's cosmology site offers links to research locally and around the world, as well as related departments elsewhere.

    Planck Satellite - ESA mission designed to find the three cosmological parameters: the Hubble parameter, the density and the deceleration parameter from variations in the cosmic background radiation.

    Amazing Universe - Short introduction to cosmology.

    Hubble Constant - NASA news and research related to the Hubble Constant and cosmology.

    MSAM/TopHat High Altitude Scientific Balloons - A series of scientic experiments flying as balloon payloads in Texas and Antarctica, designed to measure the medium-scale anisotropy of the cosmic microwave background radiation (CMBR).

    Max Tegmark - Cosmologist's personal site including discussions of movies, experiments, and data analysis efforts.

    Cosmic Repulsion - Online text of a book postulating the existence of a repulsive force, to explain the observed expansion of the universe without exotic dark matter. Aimed at a popular audience.

    Cosmology - PBS Online - Companion site to the miniseries "Cosmology" on PBS.

    String Theory - This web site provides an accessible introduction to cutting edge physics of the next millennium. Cosmology, black holes, extra dimensions and superstring theory are all explained here accompanied by animations and Real Audio interviews with theoretical physicists.

    Structure and Evolution of the Universe - NASA's quest to explain the structure of the Universe and forecast our cosmic destiny, explore cycles of matter and energy and to examine the ultimate limits of gravity and energy.

    Cosmology Research at the University of Kansas - A short summary of major research areas in cosmology, with links to research activities and personnel at the University of Kansas, as well as major national efforts.

    Conversational Cosmology - by Henry E. Kandrup. A college-level textbook for an introductory course in cosmology for nonscientists. Comes in a zipped postscript file.

    CosmoNet - an "interactive book" focusing on the topics of astronomy, cosmology, and theoretical physics. It also provides a number of unique services including an index of all 88 constellations, several interactive games and quizzes, and extensive information on stars, galaxies, the Big Bang, and other fascinating topics!

    Galaxy Formation and the Intergalactic Medium - This site is dedicated to summarizing the research of Paul Shapiro's cosmology group. Of interest mainly to specialists.

    A Brief History of Time - quotations from the Stephen W. Hawking book.

    1st SPOT Cosmology - References to some good cosmological sites on the Web, featuring in-depth coverage of issues like dark matter, black holes and symmetric theory.

    The Collapse of the Universe and the Reversal of Time - Considers various possible futures for the Universe, and whether Time will reverse direction.

    The Cosmology -Explore the Largest Mystery - Creation - A nice short description of some cosmological ideas. Each article contains links to other material on the Internet.

    Cosmology: A Research Briefing - A site from the National Academy Press which includes chapters on CMBR, the large scale structure of universe, and the physics of the early universe. Appropriate for everyone with basic knowledge of physics.

    Jillian's Guide to Black holes - This site offers a comprehensive and nontechnical description of black holes, their evolution, structure and environment.

    Turning On the Universe - Astronomers say the Universe's expansion has been accelerating recently. A new model for repulsive 'dark energy' may help explain the acceleration in a more natural way than other models. From Physical Review Focus.

    Introduction to the Cosmic Microwave Background - Basic explanations of key concepts, including the Big Bang, expansion of the universe, and the ripples in the density of the early universe that led to the galaxies and stars we see today.

    Cosmology Books and Links - Annotated list of books, articles, and websites from a popular course at Sonoma State University.

    Good Cosmology Sites - Links to cosmology resources.

    COBE Home Page - The COBE satellite was developed by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to measure the diffuse infrared and microwave radiation from the early universe,

    Revved-Up Universe - Astronomers are convinced that the expansion of the Universe accelerates.

    Distant Galaxies and Cosmology Models - Article on possible cosmological models.

    Hyperspheres, Hyperspace, and the Fourth Spatial Dimension - Series of essays introducing a fourth spatial dimension into the standard big bang model of the universe.

    AGAPE - Andromeda Galaxy and Amplified Pixels Experiment; search for dark matter (MACHO) by microlensing events on unresolved stars in the neighboring galaxy.

    Cosmology - Selected links about cosmology. Nice collection!

    NOVA - Runaway Universe - Examine the size, future and fate of our universe as well as the possible existence of others, discover what happens in a supernova explosion, view a map of the universe on a cosmological scale, spin a spiral galaxy on two axes using QuickTime VR, and much more.

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