The Nobel Prize in Physics 2006
John C. Mather, George F. Smoot
George F. Smoot
Born: 20 February 1945, Yukon, FL, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discovery of the blackbody form and anisotropy of the cosmic microwave background radiation"
Field: astrophysics, instrumentation