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NASA's Cosmic Background Explorer satellite was launched to explore the cosmic microwave background radiation. It has discovered fluctuations in that radiation which are important to big bang ...
A uniform background radiation in the microwave region of the spectrum is observed in all directions in the sky. It shows the wavelength dependence of a "black body" radiator at about 3 Kelvins ...
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Catch up with the latest news, videos and info on the Planck mission, which is studying the Cosmic Microwave Background – the relic radiation from the Big Bang.
An in-depth look at the cosmic microwave background (CMB).
Arno A. Penzias (1933 - ) received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1978 along with Robert Woodrow Wilson for their discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation.
Robert Woodrow Wilson (1936 - ) received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1978 along with Arno A. Penzias for their discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation.
Info on microwaves. While there are some radar bands from 1,300 to 1,600 MHz, most microwave applications fall in the range 3,000 to 30,000 MHz (3-30 GHz).
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A brief article on how polarisation affects the CMB which led to the discovery of gravitational waves.
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