Robert Woodrow Wilson

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Robert Woodrow Wilson
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Robert Woodrow Wilson (left) wi Arno Allan Penzias
Born (1936-01-10) 10 Januar 1936 (age 83)
Houston, Texas, USA
ResidenceNew Jersey
NaitionalityUnited States
Alma materRice Varsity, Californie Institute o Technology
Kent forCosmic Microwave Background Radiation
AwairdsHenry Draper Medal (1977)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1978)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics

Robert Woodrow Wilson (born Januar 10, 1936) is an American astronomer, 1978 Nobel laureate in pheesics, wha wi Arno Allan Penzias discovered in 1964 the cosmic microwave backgrund radiation (CMB). The awaird purse wis an aa shared wi a third scientist, Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa, for unrelatit wirk.