All-Sky Map of the Cosmic Background Radiation

     

All-Sky Map of the Cosmic Background Radiation

All-sky map of the Cosmic Background Radiation observed with George Smoot's Differential Microwave Radiometer aboard COBE.  The colors indicate minute temperature fluctuations in the radiation field. Image courtesy George Smoot, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories.

Image Number: WEB13275-2013
Credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
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