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Polarization of the Cosmic Background Radiation

This is an image of the BICEP2 telescope. BICEP2 is part of a series of telescopes at the South Pole (BICEP2, the Keck Array, and BICEP3) that are continuing to make the most sensitive maps of the polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background on degree angular scales in search of a signature of cosmic inflation imprinted as "B-mode" polarization in the CMB...

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