The Cosmic Background Radiation of the Internetby@rikhigham
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The Cosmic Background Radiation of the Internet

by Rik Higham5mMay 29th, 2017
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Fourteen billion years ago the universe was immensely hot, dense plasma. Then, as the universe expanded after the Big Bang, the gases within it cooled. When these gases reached a temperature of around 2,700°C (billions of years before galaxies existed) protons and electrons were able to combine into hydrogen atoms, releasing energy in all directions in the form of electromagnetic <a href="https://hackernoon.com/tagged/radiation" target="_blank">radiation</a>.

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