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Arno Penzias - Silent Key

Amy Beckham | Published on 2/6/2024
Arno A. Penzias, who fled Nazi Germany in childhood, settled in the United States and in 1978 shared the Nobel Prize in physics for helping find vital early evidence supporting the big-bang theory of the creation of the universe, died Jan.22 at an assisted-living center in San Francisco. He was 90.

In 2023, the Radio Club of America announced a new award: The Dr. Arno Penzias Award for Contributions to Basic Research in the Radio Sciences.

A full biography of Dr. Penzias can be found HERE.