The Impact of the CMB Discovery on Theoretical Cosmology
We are here to celebrate the 25th anniversary of one of the most important scientific discoveries of all time — the cosmic microwave background. Dave Wilkinson will describe in the next lecture the circumstances of its discovery by Penzias and Wilson (1965), its interpretation by Dicke, Peebles, Roll and Wilkinson (1965), and the background against which the discovery was made. My task is to describe the impact it had on our thinking about the universe.
KeywordsCosmic Microwave Background Bianchi Type Hubble Constant Microwave Photon Steady State Theory
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