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Noun1.Georges Henri Lemaitre - Belgian cosmologist who proposed the big-bang theory of the origin of the universe (1894-1966)Georges Henri Lemaitre - Belgian cosmologist who proposed the big-bang theory of the origin of the universe (1894-1966)
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The Hubble constant, the product of work by Edwin Hubble and Georges Lemaitre in the 1920s, is one of the most important numbers in cosmology.
Summary: New Delhi, [India] July 17 (ANI): Google on Tuesday created a special doodle and marked the 124th birth anniversary of Belgian astronomer Georges Lemaitre, the man who divulged the truth behind the expanding universe.
He includes chronologies for the lives of Heisenberg and Georges Lemaitre (1894-1966), and a substantial glossary of terms.
Georges Lemaitre. Bell takes these theories for granted, along with natural selection, adaptive mutation and other Darwinist principles.
Georges Lemaitre, a Roman Catholic priest who was one of the main figures in the development of models of an expanding universe, provided a salutary example by refusing to make an easy identification of scientific and theological concepts.
Dubbed the "Georges Lemaitre" after the 20th century Belgian astronomer credited with proposing the theory of the expansion of the universe, the resupply vehicle is scheduled to dock automatically to the aft port of the Zvezda Service Module on Aug.
The theory of cosmic expansion, originally proposed by Georges Lemaitre in 1931, offers the best explanation for observational data of our universe, starting with Edwin Hubble in 1929 to the present.
These individuals are not all musicians; Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Georges LeMaitre, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf have made the list in past semesters.
In 1927, Belgian priest Georges Lemaitre discovered the "redshift" phenomenon that describes how the farther away a galaxy is from Earth, the more of its light is shifted toward the red end of the visible spectrum.
While we may not likely see a pontiff who grants special privileges to brawling students, we can hope for a pope who is secure enough to say, as Pius XI said in 1936, that "the scholar is concerned with the world of time while the deposit of the Faith teaches what transcends time." Faith and science have often existed side by side, as in the wide Catholic acceptance of evolution in harmony with a belief in divine creation; or in one and the same person, such as Monsignor Georges Lemaitre, Belgian priest and peer of Einstein who pioneered the Big Bang theory.