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Cosmology : the history and nature of our universe

Label
Cosmology : the history and nature of our universe
Title
Cosmology
Title remainder
the history and nature of our universe
Title variation
History and nature of our universe
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his 36 lectures, professor Mark Whittle talks on knowledge of astronomy and our universe
Member of
Cataloging source
GO3
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
523.1
LC call number
QB981
LC item number
.C67 2008
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Mark Whittle, University of Virginia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Whittle, Mark
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
0
Series statement
Great courses. Science & mathematics
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  • Cosmology
  • DVD-Video discs
Technique
live action
Label
Cosmology : the history and nature of our universe
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
3 course guidebook (vi, 286 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.).
Bibliography note
Course guidebook Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Lecture 1:The journey ahead ; Lecture 2: Denizens of the universe ; Lecture 3: Overall cosmic properties ; Lecture 4: The stuff of the universe ; Lecture 5: The sweep of cosmic history ; Lecture 6: Measuring distances -- Disc 2. Lecture 7: Expansion and age ; Lecture 8: Distances, appearances, and horizons ; Lecture 9: Dark matter and dark energy--96%! ; Lecture 11: Cosmic expansion--keeping track of energy ; Lecture 12: Cosmic acceleration--falling outward. Disc 3. Lecture 13: The cosmic microwave background ; Lecture 14: Conditions during the first million years ; Lecture 15: Primordial sound--big bang acoustics ; Lecture 16: Using sound as cosmic diagnostic ; Lecture 17: Primordial roughness--seeding structure ; Lecture 18: The Dark Age--from sound to the first stars -- Disc 4. Lecture 19: Infant galaxies ; Lecture 20: From child to maturity--galaxy evolution ; Lecture 21: Giant Black Holes--construction and carnage ; Lecture 22: The galaxy web--a relic of primordial sound ; Lecture 23: Atom factories--stellar interiors ; Lecture 24: Understanding element abundances -- Disc 5. Lecture 25: Light elements--made in the Big Bang ; Lecture 26: Putting it together--the Concordance Model Lecture 27: Physics at ultrahigh temperatures ; Lecture 28: Back to a microsecond--the particle cascade ; Lecture 29: Back to the GUT--matter and forces emerge ; Lecture 30: Puzzling problems remain -- Disc 6. Lecture 31: Inflation provides the solution ; Lecture 32: The quantum origin of all structure ; Lecture 33: Inflation's stunning creativity ; Lecture 34: Fine tuning and anthropic arguments ; Lecture 35: What's next for cosmology? ; Lecture 36: A comprehensible universe?
Control code
ocn297220113
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (180 min. each)
Isbn
9781598034943
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
RIT : 2009-01-17
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1830
  • PB1830A
  • ID1830A-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)297220113
  • (Sirsi)i9781598034936
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cosmology : the history and nature of our universe
Publication
Accompanying material
3 course guidebook (vi, 286 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.).
Bibliography note
Course guidebook Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Lecture 1:The journey ahead ; Lecture 2: Denizens of the universe ; Lecture 3: Overall cosmic properties ; Lecture 4: The stuff of the universe ; Lecture 5: The sweep of cosmic history ; Lecture 6: Measuring distances -- Disc 2. Lecture 7: Expansion and age ; Lecture 8: Distances, appearances, and horizons ; Lecture 9: Dark matter and dark energy--96%! ; Lecture 11: Cosmic expansion--keeping track of energy ; Lecture 12: Cosmic acceleration--falling outward. Disc 3. Lecture 13: The cosmic microwave background ; Lecture 14: Conditions during the first million years ; Lecture 15: Primordial sound--big bang acoustics ; Lecture 16: Using sound as cosmic diagnostic ; Lecture 17: Primordial roughness--seeding structure ; Lecture 18: The Dark Age--from sound to the first stars -- Disc 4. Lecture 19: Infant galaxies ; Lecture 20: From child to maturity--galaxy evolution ; Lecture 21: Giant Black Holes--construction and carnage ; Lecture 22: The galaxy web--a relic of primordial sound ; Lecture 23: Atom factories--stellar interiors ; Lecture 24: Understanding element abundances -- Disc 5. Lecture 25: Light elements--made in the Big Bang ; Lecture 26: Putting it together--the Concordance Model Lecture 27: Physics at ultrahigh temperatures ; Lecture 28: Back to a microsecond--the particle cascade ; Lecture 29: Back to the GUT--matter and forces emerge ; Lecture 30: Puzzling problems remain -- Disc 6. Lecture 31: Inflation provides the solution ; Lecture 32: The quantum origin of all structure ; Lecture 33: Inflation's stunning creativity ; Lecture 34: Fine tuning and anthropic arguments ; Lecture 35: What's next for cosmology? ; Lecture 36: A comprehensible universe?
Control code
ocn297220113
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (180 min. each)
Isbn
9781598034943
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
RIT : 2009-01-17
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1830
  • PB1830A
  • ID1830A-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)297220113
  • (Sirsi)i9781598034936
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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