George F. Smoot with Planck Spacecraft
Date: 30 January 2007
Depicts: Prof. Dr. G.F. Smoot
Location: Cleanroom, Alcatel Alenia Space, Cannes
Prof. Dr. George F. Smoot in front of the Planck telescope flight model, with the Planck satellite in the background.
Together with Dr. John C. Mather, Smoot received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2006 for the discovery of the blackbody nature of the Cosmic Microwave Background radiation and the small-scale deviations from the blackbody curve.
Last Update: 1 September 2019