Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Part 1, Chapter 1 Abstract
* Most cosmologists believe that the Big Bang occurred about 13.7 billion years ago.
* The Big Bang Theory first came up in the 1920s, but it did not catch on until 1965.
* When American astronomers, Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson, experimented with a large Bell Labs communication...
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