41: Cosmic Microwave Background (Scopes on a Balloon!)


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Things we talk about in this episode:

Historical balloon telescopes

The Cosmic Microwave Background

Sixty Symbols video about the CMB

COBE mission

WMAP mission

The Planck mission

The CMB and Inflation

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