The Prediction of the Cosmic Microwave Background – the original paper

Rhodri sums it up nicely

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Last week I reposted my blog about the prediction of the cosmic microwave background (CMB), which I had originally written in April 2013. This month, July, marks the 50th anniversary of the first detection of the CMB, and I will blog about that historic discovery next week. But, in this blog, I wanted to show the original 1948 paper by Alpher and Hermann that predicted the CMB’s existence.

I learnt far more about the history of the CMB’s prediction whilst researching for my book on the CMB, which was published at the end of 2014 (follow this link to order a copy). In doing my research, I found out that many of the things I had been been told or had read about the prediction were wrong, so here I wanted to say a little bit more about what led up to the prediction.

My book "The Cosmic Microwave Background - how it changed our understanding of the Universe" is published by Springer and can be found by following this link. My book “The Cosmic…

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One comment on “The Prediction of the Cosmic Microwave Background – the original paper

  1. William Jolley says:

    Thanks for the reading materal! Mr.Bill From: johngribbinscience To: wljolley@yahoo.com Sent: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 3:31 AM Subject: [New post] The Prediction of the Cosmic Microwave Background – the original paper #yiv3953710645 a:hover {color:red;}#yiv3953710645 a {text-decoration:none;color:#0088cc;}#yiv3953710645 a.yiv3953710645primaryactionlink:link, #yiv3953710645 a.yiv3953710645primaryactionlink:visited {background-color:#2585B2;color:#fff;}#yiv3953710645 a.yiv3953710645primaryactionlink:hover, #yiv3953710645 a.yiv3953710645primaryactionlink:active {background-color:#11729E;color:#fff;}#yiv3953710645 WordPress.com | johngribbinscience posted: “Rhodri sums it up nicely” | |

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