The Big Bang

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How does red shift link to the universe's expansion?
Red shift gives us evidence that the universe is expanding outwards in all directions
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What is the big bang theory?
The Big Bang Theory is the theory that the universe was created in a massive explosion (the Big Bang) and that the universe has been expanding ever since.
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Describe gamma radiation in the Big Bang.
If the universe began with a big bang, then high gamma radiation would have been produced. As the universe expands, this would have become lower-energy radiation.
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What is CMBR?
CMBR is cosmic microwave background radiation Which is the radiation produced by the big bang.
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How does CMBR link to the Big Bang?
The big bang theory is so far the only way to explain the existance of CMBR.
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What is the big bang theory?

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The Big Bang Theory is the theory that the universe was created in a massive explosion (the Big Bang) and that the universe has been expanding ever since.

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Describe gamma radiation in the Big Bang.

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What is CMBR?

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How does CMBR link to the Big Bang?

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