How a stranger’s kindness during WWII helped give us the Big Bang theory
On the eve of World War II, the owner of a Belleville, New Jersey, paint shop got a frantic knock on his door from a German immigrant appealing to members of the town’s Jewish community. He was trying to find someone to sign the second affidavit taking on the Penziases as dependents in case of need. The Penzias family promised to show their gratitude by never asking for help. Little did the New Jersey man know that his act of kindness would save a future Nobel Laureate radio astronomer. Arno Penzias, 89 now lives in northern California. Learn more about his story by reading the full article below.