50th anniversary of Big Bang Theory evidence discovery celebrated by Bell Labs in Holmdel

Today marked the 50th anniversary of the discovery

Today marked the 50th anniversary of the discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation in Holmdel. (May 20, 2014 5:02 PM)

Today marked the 50th anniversary of the discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation in Holmdel.

Bell Labs researchers Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson were studying radio satellite waves with the Holmdel Horn antenna when they came across an inexplicable "hum" that turned out to be residual energy resulting from the Big Bang.

This was the first solid piece of evidence to the theory. 

"That...

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