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Find out about WMAP, a satellite that senses the microwave background radiation left over from the Big Bang. WMAP's precision lets physicists observe small irregularities in this radiation in different directions. Learn about the consequences of these measurements for our view of the universe.
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Keywords: Cosmic Microwave Background, microwave anisotropy
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Physics Central, (American Physical Society, College Park), WWW Document, (https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/wmap.cfm).
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Physics Central, Physics in Action: What the WMAP! (American Physical Society, College Park), <https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/wmap.cfm>.
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Physics Central. (n.d.). Physics in Action: What the WMAP!. Retrieved April 24, 2024, from American Physical Society: https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/wmap.cfm
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: What the WMAP!. College Park: American Physical Society. https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/wmap.cfm (accessed 24 April 2024).
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: What the WMAP!. College Park: American Physical Society. 24 Apr. 2024 <https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/wmap.cfm>.
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