In this encore presentation of a Dick Staub Show Interview, we visit with George Smoot soon after he announced his findings confirming the "big bang" theory. Smoot is an American astrophysicist and cosmologist awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics with John C. Mather for "their discovery of the black body form and anisotropy of the cosmic microwave background radiation". This work helped cement the big-bang theory of the universe. According to the Nobel Prize committee, "the COBE-project can also be regarded as the starting point for cosmology as a precision science". He is a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2003 he was awarded the Einstein Medal.