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Discovery of CMB

How was CMB discovered, and why is it so important? Prof. Goto will answer these questions in today's video.

When cosmic microwave background (CMB) was first discovered, no one knew that it was actually CMB!

Many scientists have dealt with studying CMB in its infant stages of research. Due to the lack of advanced equipment during that time, CMB was not so well-understood before. Now, we have finally concluded that CMB is actually one of the biggest evidences of the Big Bang. Prof. Goto will discuss these more in today’s video.

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