George Smoot

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Birthday
20, 1945
Birthplace
Yukon, FL
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1945 (age 74)
Birthplace
Yukon, FL

About

Astrophysicist who received a the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2006 for his work on the cosmic background explorer. His work gave further evidence towards the Bing Bang Theory.

Before Fame

He studied mathematics and physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Trivia

He was the winner of the last episode of Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?

Family Life

His cousin Oliver R. Smoot is a chairman at the American National Standards Institute.

Associated With

He made a cameo appearance on The Big Bang Theory with Jim Parsons.