Archives for June 2012

Father of the Big Bang

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William Crawley | 10:24 UK time, Sunday, 10 June 2012

This week on Radio 4, we explored the surprising story of the Catholic priest behind Big Bang Theory, the most important scientific theory of our time. Monsignor Georges Lemaître was both a great scientist and a deeply spiritual priest, and his work on cosmology continues to influence our best scientific accounts of the universe. His life-story also challenges the claim that science and religion are necessarily in conflict.

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Open Thread

William Crawley | 14:18 UK time, Friday, 8 June 2012

talktalk.jpgI don't often post an open thread, but some of you tell me it's a good idea because it lets you get stuff off your chest without throwing the direction of other threads. It also permits you to make suggestions about subjects we might give some more substantial space to on Will & Testament. Let's see. Expatiate at will (sorry about the pun). Keep it legal. The house rules still apply.

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