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    1st SPOT Cosmology 
    References to cosmological sites featuring in-depth coverage of issues like dark matter, black holes and symmetric theory.
    A Brief History of Cosmology 
    A one page review of the development of cosmology, starting with the Babylonians
    Amazing Universe 
    Short introduction to cosmology.
    Astronomy and Cosmology 
    A source for information on astronomy, cosmology, and related topics.
    Astronomy Today - Cosmology 
    Articles on related topics in popular magazine style.
    Cambridge Cosmology Homepage 
    A site dedicated to cosmology, both basic and advanced, maintained by Cambridge university
    COBE Home Page 
    The Cosmic Background Explorer satellite. Instruments, scientific results, related links.
    Conversational Cosmology 
    by Henry E. Kandrup. A college-level textbook for an introductory course in cosmology for nonscientists. Comes in a zipped postscript file.
    A summary of research areas at the University of Kansas, with links to activities and personnel.
    An extensive overview. Part of the NASA Remote Sensing Tutorial.
    Cosmology Books and Links 
    Annotated list of books, articles, and websites from a popular course at Sonoma State University.
    Cosmology made Simple 
    A brief, non-mathematical introduction to modern cosmology.
    Cosmology: A Research Briefing 
    An online book from the National Academy of Sciences. Includes chapters on CMBR, the large scale structure of universe, and the physics of the early universe.
    An "interactive book" focusing on the topics of astronomy, cosmology, and theoretical physics. It also provides a number of services including an index of all 88 constellations, several interactive games and quizzes, and extensive informat
    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.
    Good Cosmology Sites 
    Links to cosmology resources, and a tutorial by a UCLA professor.
    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
    Hubble Constant 
    NASA news and research related to the Hubble Constant and cosmology.
    Introduction to Cosmology 
    A NASA site for the general public featuring a collection of questions and answers on cosmology.
    Introduction to Cosmology 
    These notes form an introduction to cosmology with special emphasis on large scale structure, the cmb anisotropy and inflation. In some places a basic familiarity with particle physics is assumed, but otherwise no special knowledge is nee
    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.
    MACHO Project 
    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.
    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.
    Max Tegmark 
    Cosmologist's personal site including discussions of movies, experiments, and data analysis efforts.
    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).
    Ned Wright's Cosmology Tutorial 
    An illustrated introductory guide to the topic, attempting to summarize modern discoveries on the origin, current state, and future of our Universe.
    NOVA - Runaway Universe 
    Examines the size, future and fate of the universe as well as the possible existence of others. Also explores what happens in a supernova explosion, a map of the universe on a cosmological scale, and the ability to spin a spiral galaxy on two axes u
    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.
    Review of Mistake of Einstein 
    Cosmologists have used recent data to constrain the type of 'dark energy' that may fill all of space.
    Revved-Up Universe 
    Astronomers are convinced that the expansion of the Universe accelerates.
    Should We Believe in Big Bang? 
    Science popularization article on the Big Bang theory.
    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.
    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.
    Supernova Cosmology Project 
    This Berkeley labs site is based on observation of red shift in stars going supernova.
    The Big Bang (One more time) 
    A new model of the universe says it repeats itself in an endless cycle. Article from Christian Science Monitor.
    The BOOMERanG project 
    Cosmic microwave background mapping project. Press releases and downloadable academic papers.
    The Cosmic Microwave Background 
    Extensive CMB information from the University of British Columbia.
    The Cosmology 
    This educational site is designed for people of high school age or older who want to understand the most recent information about cosmology in everyday language.
    Tufts Institute of Cosmology 
    The Cosmology group at Tufts University with links to other cosmology sites
    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.