Americans' Nobel in Physics Is Big Boost for Big Bang Theory

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Nobel Prizes for Chemistry, Medicine and Physics were awarded this week. The Nobel Prize for Physics has been awarded to two astronomers whose work confirms the origin of the universe 14 billion years ago.  George Smoot of UC Berkeley and John Mather of NASA worked with a team of some thousand scientists to uncover new evidence supporting the Big Bang theory.

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Guest:
Dennis Overbye - New York Times

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Diana Nyad

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Frances Anderton, Christian Bordal, Vanessa Romo, Katie Cooper