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This fact card presents an overview of cosmic microwaves, light waves left over from the Big Bang after they have been stretched out by the expansion of the universe. The energy from microwave ovens are used as a reference point from everyday life. Microwaves in space are contrasted with the energy produced by microwave ovens.

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    Space Science,Informal Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123802024T,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Earth and space science:Astronomy:Origins and evolution of the universe,High School Programming,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Astrophysics,Physics,General Public,WMAP

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