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Wilson, Robert (1936–)




Robert Wilson (left) and Arno Penzias (right)
Robert Wilson (left) and Arno Penzias, in front of the horn antenna with which they discovered the cosmic microwave background
American radio astronomer who shared the 1978 Nobel Prize in Physics with Arno Penzias, for their discovery of the cosmic microwave background, and Peter Kapitza.


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