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Planck press conference
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Planck press conference

March 25, 2013
Jean-Jacques Dordain, ESA Director General, and George Efstathiou, Director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology, University of Cambridge, during the media briefing on the first cosmology data release from ESA’s Planck mission, ESA Headquarters, Paris, France, 21 March 2013. Acquired by ESA’s Planck space telescope, the most detailed map ever created of the cosmic microwave background – the relic radiation from the Big Bang – was released, during this press conference, revealing the existence of features that challenge the foundations of our current understanding of the Universe. Credit: ESA–S. Corvaja, 2013