John Mather, Nobel Prize Winner In Physics, Looks Back In Time (VIDEO)

07/30/2012 07:50 am ET | Updated Aug 31, 2012

Imagine looking back in time--no, not flipping through old high school yearbooks--but really, studying the history of our universe as it was 13.7 billion years ago. Epic? No doubt. Possible? Absolutely.

In fact, Dr. John Mather, a senior astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, was awarded a Nobel Prize in physics for seeing back almost all the way to the Big Bang itself.

I sat down with Dr. Mather to get a better understanding of how he did it and what he discovered.

Click the link below and watch the video above to hear what he had to say. And don't forget to tell me what you have to say by leaving a comment at the bottom of the page. Come on, talk nerdy to me!


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