The atom of the universe : the life and work of Georges Lemaitre /

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Author / Creator:Lambert, Dominique, 1960- author.
Uniform title:Atome d'univers. English
Imprint:Kraków : Copernicus Center Press, 2015.
Description:1 online resource : illustrations
Subject:Lemaître, Georges, -- 1894-1966.
Lemaître, Georges, -- 1894-1966.
Mathematicians -- Belgium -- Biography.
Astronomers -- Belgium -- Biography.
Astrophysics -- History.
Big bang theory -- History.
Cosmology -- History.
Religion and science.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Science & Technology.
SCIENCE -- Astronomy.
Big bang theory.
Religion and science.
Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Biography -- History.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Peebles, P. J. E. (Phillip James Edwin), writer of preface.
Ampleman, Luc, translator.
Van Bibber, Karl A., editor.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 21, 2015).
Summary:This biography takes readers from the early childhood to the last days of Georges Lemaitre, the man behind the theory of the primeval atom, now better known as the Big Bang theory. But, who was Georges Lemaitre? He was a clergyman, a genius astronomer, an audacious cosmologist, a computer enthusiast ahead of his time, a professor with his head in the clouds, a bon vivant mathematician, and a gourmand. The book peels away these layers, chapter by chapter, from the adventures of a boy from Charleroi (Belgium), who became Monseigneur Lemaitre and influenced contemporary cosmology. The Atom of the.
Other form:Print version: Lambert, Dominique. Atom of the Universe : The Life and Work of Georges Lemaitre. Portland : Copernicus Center Press, ©2015 9788378860716

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