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Gruber Cosmology Prize 2012 Awarded to Charles Bennett and the WMAP Team

20 Jun 2012, 15:20 UTC
Gruber Cosmology Prize 2012 Awarded to Charles Bennett and the WMAP Team

Charles L. Bennett and the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) team are the recipients of the 2012 Cosmology Prize from the Gruber Foundation. They used observations of the Cosmic Microwave Background radiation to determine the Universe’s age, content, geometry, and origin. This achievement has helped to transform cosmology into a precision science.

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