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Early-­niverse Explorer Looks For Answers

Chao-Lin Kuo, BICEP2

Chao-Lin Kuo at the South Pole research station where the BICEP2 experiment operated from 2010 to 2012.

Credit: Chao-Lin Kuo

On March 17, a panel of four astrophysicists held a press conference at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass., to announce that they had discovered features in the cosmic microwave background (CMB) that are consistent with gravitational waves from the universe’s first moments.

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