Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2006
John C. Mather, George F. Smoot

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George F. Smoot - Facts

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

Prize share: 1/2

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