Robert Woodrow Wilson, Nobel Prize laureate, astronomer, discoverer of the cosmic microwave background radiation

15. 11. 2014

Robert Woodrow Wilson, a laureate of the Nobel Prize in Physics – an exclusive guest of Hyde Park Civilization. “How was the universe created? By the Big Bang. And here is the proof – we measured the cosmic microwave background radiation,” Robert W. Wilson could say in 1964. He and his colleague Arno Penzias thus confirmed the answer to one of the key questions of mankind: “What was at the very beginning?” How did they measure the radiation? What role did pigeon droppings play in this discovery? What did he like and dislike when working at the famous Bell Laboratories? And what should physicists focus on now? You will learn about all this in Hyde Park Civilization.

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Robert Woodrow Wilson, Nobel Prize laureate, astronomer, discoverer of the cosmic microwave background radiation

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Research of James Kakalios

20. 5. 2017

Research of James Kakalios

Research of James Kakalios

Research of James Kakalios

Peter Sinclair, deputy site manager of La Silla observatory

EN interview: P. Sinclair

EN interview: P. Sinclair

Elyar Sedaghati, ESO fellow

EN interview: E. Sedaghati

EN interview: E. Sedaghati

Thomas Rivinius, instrument scientist, VLTI

EN interview: T. Rivinius

EN interview: T. Rivinius

Emanuela Pompei, staff astronomer, VLT

EN interview: E. Pompei

EN interview: E. Pompei

Francisco Montenegro, head of science operations, APEX

EN interview: F. Montenegro

EN interview: F. Montenegro

Andreas Kaufer, director of La Silla-Paranal observatory

EN interview: A. Kaufer

EN interview: A. Kaufer

Antonio Helles, ALMA astronomer

EN interview: A. Helles

EN interview: A. Helles

Interview with Fernando Comerón, ESO representative in Chile

EN interview: F: Comerón

EN interview: F: Comerón

Interview with Xavier Barcons, director of ESO

EN interview: X. Barcons

EN interview: X. Barcons