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By Helge Kragh

Cosmology is an strange technology with an strange background. This e-book examines the early life of contemporary cosmology from the viewpoint of its interplay with non secular suggestion. because the first learn of its type, it finds how heavily linked the improvement of cosmology has been with issues of a philosophical and non secular nature. From nineteenth-century thermodynamics to the pioneering cosmological works of Georges Lemaitre and Arthur E Milne, faith has formed components of recent cosmological conception. by way of taking the non secular part heavily, a brand new and richer historical past of cosmology emerges.

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