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In this course, you will learn how the universe may have begun and grown and changed from before the Big Bang up to the present day—and how it may (or may not) end! The very beginning and the distant future are speculative, but most of the story is supported by evidence, such as the observations of astronomers and physicists using telescopes and particle colliders.
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Lesson 1. The Very Early Universe
Lesson 2. The Early Universe
Lesson 3. The Photon Epoch
Lesson 4. Recombination (Decoupling)
Lesson 5. The Cosmic Dark Ages
Lesson 6. Re-ionization
Lesson 7. Star Formation
Lesson 8. Galaxy Formation
Lesson 9. The Formation of the Solar System
Lesson 10. Now and the Future
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