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How (a Lack of) Bird Poop Proved the Big Bang

Reid describes how pigeons and bird poop helped prove the Big Bang!

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Sources:
https://www.aps.org/programs/outreach/history/historicsites/penziaswilson.cfm
http://mentalfloss.com/article/53646/24-important-scientific-discoveries-happened-accident
https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/210846-the-cosmic-microwave-background-was-accidentally-discovered-50-years-ago-and-it-changed-how-we-see-the-universe
http://www.space.com/20330-cosmic-microwave-background-explained-infographic.html
http://www.universeadventure.org/big_bang/cmb-discovery.htm
http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/bkg3k.html

Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Arno_Penzias#/media/File:Horn_Antenna-in_Holmdel,_New_Jersey.jpeg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Milky_Way_galaxy.jpg

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