[LMB] OT: CRTs

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Mon Jul 12 20:48:21 BST 2021


On Fri, 9 Jul 2021 18:38:06 -0500, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com>
wrote:

>Okay. The Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) was discovered in 1965. It is
>the after affect of the Big Bang. A analog TV signal is cast between 7 to
>102 Mhz. The CMB radiation peaks at around 160 Gmz but the frequency can be
>lower then 100Mhz.well in the signal range of a old style analog TV set. In
>essence you can watch the real Big Bang Theory on TV long before the
>television show.

Incidentally, disturbance from cosmic background radiation is something
we have all experienced.  Tune your television to any channel it doesn't
receive and about 1% of the dancing static you see is accounted for by
this ancient remnant of the Big Bang. The next time you complain there's
nothing on, remember that you can always watch the birth of the
universe.
 - Bill Bryson
--
Market Forces, n: A simple and elegant mechanism whereby the natural
 principle that gave rise to herpes, the liver fluke and amoebic dysentery is
applied to human society. - Sam Dodsworth



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