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Nobel-prize winner Smoot views Planck satellite's mirrors
- Title Nobel-prize winner Smoot views Planck satellite's mirrors
- Released 01/02/2007 4:21 pm
- Copyright ESA - S. Corvaja
George F.Smoot, Nobel Prize for Physics in 2006, views the Planck satellite in the Alcatel Alenia Space facilities in Cannes, France, on 1 February 2007.
Smoot, from the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Univ of California, shares the Nobel prize with John C. Mather (NASA) for the discovery of the blackbody form and anisotropy of the Cosmic Background Radiation – Planck’s object of study.
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