Review Checklist - Sample Questions
The Early Universe
General, Before Recombination
- How long ago did the Big Bang occur?
- What characterized the GUT era in the early
- How much anti-matter was produced in the
early universe, compared to ordinary matter?
- What do we mean by inflation?
- How long after the Big Bang did atomic nuclei
After Recombination, Microwave
- How long after the Big Bang did neutral atoms
- Why did atoms form only 300,000 years after
the big bang?
- What kind of radiation fills the universe
and is considered to be a confirmation of the validity of the
big bang model?
- Why is the fact that the universe is filled
with a background of microwaves important?
- How long after the Big Bang did the first
stars and galaxies form?
page by luca bombelli <bombelli at olemiss.edu>,
modified 29 sep 2012