Could a Space Telescope Help Us Grasp Reality?

The European Planck space observatory is measuring the faint afterglow of the Big Bang -- will its impending data release be groundbreaking?

February 5, 2013
5:00 PM EST
This multi-frequency all-sky image of the microwave sky has been composed using data from Planck covering the electromagnetic spectrum from 30 GHz to 857 GHz. | ESA/ LFI & HFI Consortia
All-sky image showing density of cold cores present in the Cold Core Catalogue of Planck Objects (C3PO) | ESA/Planck Collaboration