BERKELEY: UC astrophysicist gives winnings to East Bay group, just as his predecessor did in 2000
By Michelle Locke
BERKELEY - Astrophysicist George Smoot won the Nobel Prize for his work explaining the birth of the universe. Now he's looking to get a philanthropic big bang, donating his prize winnings to charity.
'I thought it would be good to make it possible for the next generation to come along,' Smoot said Thursday."