Astronomy magazine podcast: The priest, the universe, and the Big Bang

Senior Editor Frank Reddy talks about the Astronomy article covering a forefather of modern cosmology.
By | Published: October 4, 2007 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Georges Lemaître and Burroughs E 101
Georges Lemaître hovers over the Burroughs E 101, the university’s first digital computer, in the UCL computer room May 1959.
October 4, 2007
Currently on newsstands, the November issue examines the secret lives of black holes, finds who will save us from a killer asteroid, shows you how to observe variable stars, and tests Park Opticals’ Astrolight reflectors. This issue also features the story of “The priest, the universe and the big bang.” by Yael Naze. This examines Georges Lemaitre, a Belgian priest who anticipated modern cosmology’s fundamental ideas. In this week’s show, Astronomy Senior Editor Francis Reddy, who worked with Naze on this article.

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