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Viral Video: Watch Stanford physicist celebrate Big Bang breakthrough

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Posted at 5:25 AM, Mar 19, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-19 07:25:39-04

On Monday, researchers announced they have found the first direct evidence for “cosmic inflation,” proving how the universe rapidly expanded less than a trillionth of a second after the Big Bang.

One of the researchers surprised a Stanford University physics professor, Andrei Linde, who was a pioneer of inflation theory in the 1980’s.

The video above is Linde being told that his life’s work has been validated.


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