Posts Tagged ‘Planck satellite mission’

The Cosmic microwave background (CMB) as observed by Planck. The CMB is a snapshot of the oldest light in our Universe, imprinted on the sky when the Universe was just 380,000 years old. It shows tiny temperature fluctuations that correspond to regions of slightly different densities, representing the seeds of all future structure: the stars and galaxies of today. (Credit: European Space Agency and the Planck Collaboration)

Planck space mission sheds light on the Universe

Mar. 21, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , ,

The Planck Space Telescope has produced the best map ever made of the most ancient light in the Universe, with help from a Canadian team led by University of British Columbia Prof. Douglas Scott and University of Toronto Prof. J. Richard Bond.

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UBC researchers part of Planck satellite team that uncovers secrets of the Universe

Jan. 11, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia researchers are part of European Space Agency’s Planck satellite mission that is revealing thousands of “exotic” astronomical objects, including extremely cold dust clouds, galaxies with powerful nuclei, and giant clusters of galaxies.

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