Arno Allan Penzias

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Arno Allan Penzias (born April 26, 1933) is an American physicist, who was awarded, together with Robert Woodrow Wilson, the 1978 Nobel laureate in physics, for having discovered the cosmic microwave background radiation.

Quotes[edit]

  • Change is rarely comfortable
    • Autobiography, Arno Penzias, The Nobel Prize in Physics 1978 (provided in 2004)
  • If you don't want to be replaced by a machine, don't try to act like one!
    • Autobiography, Arno Penzias, The Nobel Prize in Physics 1978 (provided in 2004)
  • Astronomy leads us to an unique event, a universe which was created out of nothing and delicately balanced to provide exactly the conditions required to support life. In the absence of an absurdly-improbable accident, the observations of modern science seem to suggest an underlying, one might say, supernatural plan.
    • [1], Arno Penzias, quoted by Walter Bradley in "The Designed 'Just-so' Universe", 1999.

External links[edit]

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