Crawfordhill Crawford Hill is located in Holmdel Township, New Jersey, United States. The hill is best known as the site of an annex to the Bell Labs Holmdel Complex.

It is Monmouth County's highest point, standing at least 380 feet (116 m) above sea level. It is Monmouth County's highest point, as well as the highest point in New Jersey's coastal plain, standing at least 380 feet (116 m) above sea level. Privately owned site by Crawford Hill Holding LLC is also home to the Horn Antenna, a national historical monument used for Nobel Prize winning research on Bi

g Bang Theory by Dr. Robert Wilson and Dr. Arno A. Penzias. Please stay tuned to the new redevelopment efforts to preserve the Horn Antenna.


๐Ÿ“ก๐ŸŒŒ๐Ÿ’ฅ On this day, 60 years ago, a discovery was made that would offer compelling support for the Big Bang theory and revolutionize our understanding of the universe's origins.

๐Ÿ”™โณ Context: In the early 1960s, our conception of the universe's birth was still shrouded in mystery. While the Big Bang theory was gaining traction, offering a compelling narrative of a universe originating from an infinitely dense point some 13.8 billion years ago, concrete evidence was elusive.

๐Ÿ“ก๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Enter Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson, two young radio astronomers working at Bell Laboratories in New Jersey. They were using a large horn-shaped antenna, initially built for satellite communication, to study the Milky Way's radio emissions.

๐ŸŽ›๏ธ๐Ÿค” The scientists had a problem. A faint hiss was making their measurements difficult. They tried to get rid of the hiss by removing any possible sources of interference, like a pair of pigeons that were nesting in their antenna. But the hiss wouldn't go away.

๐Ÿ’ก๐Ÿ’ฅ Little did they know, this "noise" was actually a whisper from the universe's infancy. Around the same time, a team of physicists at Princeton University, led by Robert Dicke, were looking for this very signal - the afterglow of the Big Bang, or the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation (CMBR).

๐Ÿค๐Ÿ”ญ When word of Penzias and Wilson's anomaly reached the Princeton team, the pieces fell into place. The static was, in fact, the CMBR, a faint echo of the Big Bang itself. This relic radiation, permeating all of space, is a snapshot of the universe only a few hundred thousand years after its birth, when it had cooled enough for atoms to form and light to travel freely.

๐Ÿ†๐ŸŒŒ This revelation earned Penzias and Wilson the 1978 Nobel Prize in Physics. More importantly, the discovery of the CMBR provided one of the most vital pieces of evidence supporting the Big Bang theory. It shifted our understanding of the universe's origins from conjecture to concrete evidence, offering profound insights into our cosmic beginnings.

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The historic Horn Antenna in Holmdel is not at risk, never was at risk and will remain accessible to the public. Please stay tuned!



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