Georges Lema\^itre: Life, Science and Legacy

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Mitton, Simon;
(2016)
  • Subject: Physics - History and Philosophy of Physics

This paper celebrates the remarkable life, science and legacy of Abb\'e Georges Lema\^itre, the Belgian cleric and professor of physics; he was the architect of the fireworks model for the origin of the universe. He died half a century ago, three days after learning tha... View more
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