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 (lə-mĕt′rə), Georges Henri or Édouard 1894-1966.
Belgian astrophysicist who proposed the Big Bang theory of the origin of the universe (1927).
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(French ləmɛtr)
(Biography) Abbé Georges (Édouard) (ʒɔrʒ). 1894–1966, Belgian astronomer and priest, who first proposed the big-bang theory of the universe (1927)
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(ləˈmɛ trə)

Georges Édouard, 1894–1966, Belgian astrophysicist.
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