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Other WMAP Site Images

COBE Satellite
Universe Content -WMAP 9yr
A pie chart of the content of the Universe today. Using nine years of data.
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COBE Satellite
Content of the Universe
A pie chart of the content of the Universe, both today and 13.7 billion years ago.. Using five years of data.
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Universe Evolution
Timeline of the Universe
A visual representation of the evolution of the Universe over 13.7 billion years.
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Universe Pie Chart
The 5 year CMB Angular Spectrum
The temperature and size of the patttern of the CMB reveals a wealth of information.
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Universe Pie Chart
The 7 year CMB Angular Spectrum
The temperature and size of the patttern of the CMB reveals a wealth of information.
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Cosmology History - Inflation, CMB, Galaxies
Cosmology History
Major change points in the History of the Universe.
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Lagrange points
Lagrange Point of the Sun - Earth
Five points of Stability can be found in the Sun - Earth system. WMAP uses L2.
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Lagrange points
Lagrange Point of the Sun - Earth
Five points of Stability can be found in the Sun - Earth system. Shown with gravity field.
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Universe Pie Chart
Content of the Universe
A pie chart of the content of the Universe today. Using three years of data.
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Comparison of CMB to Clouds
CMB Surface of Last Scatter
The CMB is analogous to what we see on a cloudy day...
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Comparison of closed, open, and flat universe geometry
Geometry of the Universe
The universe can be closed, open, or flat...
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Map of Universe distances from us
12-inch Model of the Universe
Use a beach ball to represent the visible universe.
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Comparison of CMB to Clouds
Measuring Accurately
Differential measurement is more accurate, even in the classroom!
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