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May 05, 2012 Manny rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Francophones interested in the history of science
You probably know by now that I'm fascinated by cosmology and also by the relationship between science and religion. When you read books on those subjects, there's a name you start noticing after a while: Georges Lemaître. Before reading this book, I'd gathered that he was a Belgian scientist, active in the 20s and 30s, who was also a Catholic priest. He seemed to have made a substantial contribution to the Big Bang theory. That already sounded interesting. Why is it not generally known that the...more