I was reading about CMB after this new breakthrough last week and I could not figure this out. The CMB did not exist before the epoch of Last Scattering. They were just photons which were formed at ...
How can astronomers see light from shortly after the big bang? How did we get "here" before the light that emanated from our "creation"?
I'm wondering whether the residual light of the Big Bang comes from one particular direction and what possibilities do we have to detect its position?
One of the experimental evidence that supports the theory of big bang is cosmic microwave background radiation (CMBR). From what I've read is that CMBR is the left over radiation from an early stage ...