God and the Astronomers

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2000 - Science - 149 pages
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In God and the Astronomers, Dr. Robert Jastrow, world-renowned astrophysicist, describes the astronomical discoveries of recent years and the theological implications of the new insights afforded by science into mankind's place in the cosmos. He explains the chain of events that forced astronomers, despite their initial reluctance ("Irritating," said Einstein; "Repugnant," said the great British astronomer Eddington; "I would like to reject it," said MIT physicist Philip Morrison) to accept the validity of the Big Bang and the fact that the universe began in a moment of creation.
 

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Robert Jastrow ends his book with this quote, " For the scientist who has lived by his faith in the power of reason, the story ends like a bad dream. He has scaled the mountains of ignorance; he is ... Read full review

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Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
7
In the Beginning
9
Slipher de Sitter and Einstein
17
Hubble and Humason
27
ARCHITECTS OF THE UNIVERSE
39
Albert Einstein
45
The Law of the Expanding universe
53
Discovery of the Primordial Fireball
67
The Fate of the Universe
97
The Religion of Science
103
AFTERWORD
109
The Theological Impact of the New Cosmology by Dr John A OKeefe
111
Judaism God and the Astronomers Prof Steven T Katz
125
Sources
141
Picture Credits
145
Index
147

More Evidence for the Big Bang
79
Questions Raised by the Mew Cosmology
89

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About the author (2000)

Robert Jastrow , Ph.D., is the director of Mount Wilson Observatory and was founder and director for twenty years of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies. He is the author of Red Giants and White Dwarfs and Until the Sun Dies .

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