Timeline of cosmology

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Template:Cosmology The timeline of cosmology lists the sequence of cosmological theories and discoveries in chronological order.



1950 to 1999

Since 2000

  • 2003 - NASA's WMAP takes more detailed pictures of the universe by means of the cosmic microwave background radiation. The image can be interpreted to indicate that the universe is 13.7 billion years old (within one percent error) and that the Lambda-CDM model and the inflationary theory is correct.

See also


  • Bunch, Bryan, and Alexander Hellemans, "The History of Science and Technology: A Browser's Guide to the Great Discoveries, Inventions, and the People Who Made Them from the Dawn of Time to Today". ISBN 0618221239