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Dartmouth College

Cosmic Microwave Background

Caption: The detailed, all-sky picture of the Cosmic Microwave Background in the infant universe reveals 13.77 billion year old temperature fluctuations (shown as color differences) that correspond to the seeds that grew to become the galaxies.

Credit: NASA/WMAP Science Team

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