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The Big Bang - Google Hangout

Wednesday, 27 May, 2015
Virtual

The Big Bang is a Google Hangout (one in a series with Dr Pamela L. Gay) that took place on Wednesday, May 27, 18:00 (CET).

The big bang

We can’t observe how the universe formed, but scientists are still willing to say that we know the universe was created through a Big Bang. In this scenario, students will learn the three main lines of evidence for the Big Bang: the universe is expanding, the Cosmic Microwave Radiation, and the mixture of chemical elements.

Highlighted Mission: The Planck Mission

Inquiry Activities: Olber’s Paradox, Balloon Demo (expanding wavelengths), expansion simulator.

A recording of the hangout is available here.

The learning scenario is available here.

Also, check the entire list of hangouts in the series, and join the community dedicated to the topic of this hangout, where you will be able to discuss about particles, the four forces and other interesting related subjects!