Georges Lemaître: Life, Science and Legacy

Georges Lemaître: Life, Science and Legacy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642322532
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 01/12/2013
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library , #395
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 201
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Georges Lemaître: A brief introduction to his science, his theology, and his impact.- Georges Lemaître: the Priest who Invented the Big Bang.- “The wildest speculation of all”: Lemaître and the primeval-atom universe.- Lemaître and Hoyle: Contrasting Characters in Science and Religion.- Lemaître, the Big Bang and the Quantum Universe.- Lemaître: Science and Religion.- Aquinas and Contemporary Cosmology: Creation and Beginnings.- A Hubble Eclipse: Lemaître and Censorship.- Building on the Legacy of Georges Lemaître in Contemporary Cosmology.- Multiple Reasons for a Multiverse.- Multiverses, science, and ultimate causation.- Lemaître’s Prescience: The Beginning and End of the Cosmos.- Modern Cosmology and Anthropic Fine-tuning: Three approaches.- Some Theological Reflections.

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