Pigeons and the origin of the universe

Photo by Arina Krasnikova from Pexels

From inside the horn-shaped antenna located at Bell Labs in Crawford Hill, Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson solved a puzzling and persistent mystery.

After many painstaking hours of suppressing stray radio waves, cooling the apparatus down and eliminating all possible sources of noise they decided to look inside the antenna. Finally, there, it seemed, was the solution.

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Richard Vincent

Richard Vincent

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Physics graduate based in London. I write about physics and sometimes philosophy, ethics, psychology and insights found at the intersection of these.