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George F. Smoot with Planck Spacecraft

George F. Smoot with Planck Spacecraft


Date: 30 January 2007
Satellite: Planck
Depicts: Prof. Dr. G.F. Smoot
Location: Cleanroom, Alcatel Alenia Space, Cannes
Copyright: ESA

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.
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