The Society of Catholic Scientists hails IAU vote to rename a basic law of cosmology to honor Fr. Georges Lemaître, proposer of the Big Bang theory

Oct 30, 2018

The Society of Catholic Scientists hails the vote of the membership of the International Astronomical Union to recommend renaming the famous Hubble Law of cosmology as the Hubble-Lemaître Law to honor Fr. Georges Lemaître (1894-1966), the Catholic priest and theoretical physicist who proposed the Big Bang theory in the late 1920’s. 

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