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This article tells about WMAP, the Wilkinson Microave Anisotropy Project, a sucessor to COBE, the Cosmic Background Explorer.  WMAP is used to study the Cosmic Microwave Background radiation from the Big Bang in much finer detail than COBE.  Site contains research results, pictures, diagrams, and links.
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Cosmic Microwave Background, microwave anisotropy
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Physics Central, (American Physical Society, College Park), WWW Document, (https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/wmap.cfm).
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Physics Central, Physics in Action: What the WMAP!, (American Physical Society, College Park), <https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/wmap.cfm>.
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Physics Central. (n.d.). Physics in Action: What the WMAP!. Retrieved December 5, 2021, from American Physical Society: https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/wmap.cfm
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: What the WMAP!. College Park: American Physical Society. https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/wmap.cfm (accessed 5 December 2021).
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: What the WMAP!. College Park: American Physical Society. 5 Dec. 2021 <https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/wmap.cfm>.
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