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Planck

(plank),
Max, German physicist and Nobel laureate, 1858-1947. See: Planck constant, Planck theory.
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In his account of Planck's life, Brown emphasizes the personal over the professional, especially probing the conflict Planck faced during the Nazi years.
The Planck satellite, on the other hand, observed nine frequency bands, with seven of those--30, 44, 70, 100, 143, 217, and 353 GHz--including polarization measurements.
Scientists from the Planck collaboration have published the results from the analysis of these data in a large number of scientific papers over the past two years, confirming the standard cosmological picture of our Universe with ever greater accuracy.
Planck, which was launched in 2009, was designed to tease out the faintest relic radiation from the Big Bang- the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB).
LDC sustains a long-term partnership with the Max Planck Society and closely collaborates with leading Max-Planck researchers such as Prof.
The Planck results have been the landmark constraints in cosmology.
CEO of Arix Bioscience, Joe Anderson, commented: "This collaboration with LDC and the University of Leeds on metabolic projects is the first fruit of Arix's partnership with the Lead Discovery Centre and Max Planck Innovation GmbH, which demonstrates our ability to convert our high-quality relationships into tangible projects based on academic scientific excellence with long-term commercial potential.
Planck had based his proof on a consideration of perfectly reflecting cavities containing "an arbitrarily small quantity of matter" [12, [section] 51], arriving at the same result that Kirchhoff had obtained for perfectly absorbing cavities.
The Planck value is a forward-looking extrapolation, a prediction of how fast the universe "should be" expanding today, given what we see in the early universe, explains Planck team member Martin White (University of California, Berkeley).
The LDC will collaborate closely with the Center of Advanced European Studies and Research (Caesar), which is associated with the Max Planck Society.
Since 2009, Planck has charted the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB), the light from the Universe a mere 380,000 years after the Big Bang.
Planck said the MBTA plans on experimenting on some trips with a "skip-stop service'' to try to alleviate that frustration.