The Nobel Prize in Physics 1978
Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa
Arno Allan Penzias
Robert Woodrow Wilson
The Nobel Prize in Physics 1978 was divided, one half awarded to Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa "for his basic inventions and discoveries in the area of low-temperature physics", the other half jointly to Arno Allan Penzias and Robert Woodrow Wilson "for their discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation".
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