Physics Colloquium

A Wonderful Coincidence: Carnegie, Einstein, Hubble, and Lemaitre

4:30 p.m. • March 28
Magruder 1096

Gary L. Cameron
Department of History, Iowa State University

In the first three decades of the 20th century, four important historical figues discovered inconsistencies in current world views. Carnegie, Einstein, Hubble and Lemaitre, each from a very different world, came together coincidentally between 1900 and 1930 to completely change humanity’s world views of the universe as a whole.
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