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Georges Lemaître: Life, Science and Legacy

Rodney D. Holder, Simon Mitton, editors
Format
Book
Published
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2012.
Language
English
Series
Astrophysics and space science library
ISBN
9783642322532, 3642322530
Contents
  • Georges Lemaître: A Brief Introduction to His Science, His Theology, and His Impact / Rodney D. Holder, Simon Mitton
  • Georges Lemaître: The Priest Who Invented the Big Bang / Dominique Lambert
  • 'The Wildest Speculation of All': Lemaître and the Primeval-Atom Universe / Helge Kragh
  • Georges Lemaître and Fred Hoyle: Contrasting Characters in Science and Religion / Rodney D. Holder
  • Lemaître, the Big Bang and the Quantum Universe / Michael Heller
  • Georges Lemaître: Science and Religion / George V. Coyne
  • Aquinas and Contemporary Cosmology: Creation and Beginnings / William E. Carroll
  • Georges Lemaître and Stigler's Law of Eponymy / David L. Block
  • Building on the Legacy of Georges Lemaître in Contemporary Cosmology / William R. Stoeger
  • Multiple Reasons for a Multiverse / Don N. Page
  • Multiverses, Science, and Ultimate Causation / George Ellis
  • Lemaître's Prescience: The Beginning and End of the Cosmos / Bernard Carr
  • Modern Cosmology and Anthropic Fine-Tuning: Three approaches / Robin Collins
  • Some Theological Reflections / John Polkinghorne.
Description
xii, 201 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Astrophysics and space science library. 0067-0057
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