Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Big Bang Scientists Win Nobel Prize

John C. Mather and George F. Smoot, who studied and discovered the nature of blackbody radiation and contributed to the big bang theory, won the 2006 Nobel Prize for Physics. The studies of the two scientists were based from the data collected by the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE).

The Nobel Prizes will be presented on December 10.

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