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Holder, Rodney D.

Georges Lemaître: Life, Science and Legacy

Holder, Rodney D. - Georges Lemaître: Life, Science and Legacy, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Georges Lemaître: A Brief Introduction to His Science, His Theology, and His Impact
Rodney D. Holder, Simon Mitton

2. Georges Lemaître: The Priest Who Invented the Big Bang
Dominique Lambert

3. ‘The Wildest Speculation of All’: Lemaître and the Primeval-Atom Universe
Helge Kragh

4. Georges Lemaître and Fred Hoyle: Contrasting Characters in Science and Religion
Rodney D. Holder

5. Lemaître, the Big Bang and the Quantum Universe
Michael Heller

6. Georges Lemaître: Science and Religion
George V. Coyne

7. Aquinas and Contemporary Cosmology: Creation and Beginnings
William E. Carroll

8. Georges Lemaître and Stigler’s Law of Eponymy
David L. Block

9. Building on the Legacy of Georges Lemaître in Contemporary Cosmology
William R. Stoeger

10. Multiple Reasons for a Multiverse
Don N. Page

11. Multiverses, Science, and Ultimate Causation
George Ellis

12. Lemaître’s Prescience: The Beginning and End of the Cosmos
Bernard Carr

13. Modern Cosmology and Anthropic Fine-Tuning: Three approaches
Robin Collins

14. Some Theological Reflections
John Polkinghorne

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
2012
Series
Astrophysics and Space Science Library
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642322549

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