Tuesday, January 31, 2006

The National Science Teachers Association recommends my new book. Which is gratifying:
John Farrell’s lively and concise biography of Lemaitre includes a history of the theories of the origin on the universe...The Day without Yesterday is a significant contribution to the history of science. Students and teachers will learn about a mostly unknown but quite important figure in the history of astronomy. Perhaps more important, they will understand how a person who was at the top of his profession in science and had a distinguished career within a traditional religious structure could reconcile these two ways of perceiving the universe.
Very gratifying!

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