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Interview with Javier Sánchez Cañizares on Lemaître and the Big BangAudio

summaryBasic explanation of the physical model of the Big Bang, origin of the Big Bang model by Lemaître from the physical observations of the time. Projection of the future of the physical universe (big crunch, thermal death). It raises the origin of the universe and the arrow of time.
Author: Javier Sánchez-Cañizares.

Georges Lemaître: the priest who discovered the Big Bang Video and presentation

summaryGeorges Lemaître (1894-1966), analysing Einstein's general relativity, concluded that the Universe is expanding and obtained Hubble's law (2 years before Edwin Hubble). In 1931, he proposed his hypothesis of the primordial atom, the first formulation of the Big Bang.

The Big Bang and Creation

summary: Detailed description of the Big Bang finding in the first two thirds of the 20th century, the discussion of Einstein's cosmological constant and Lemaître's later discoveries, and explanation of the lack of incompatibility of this model with the doctrine of creation.

Origin of the Universe: New PerspectivesVideo and presentation

summary: Explanation of the evolution of model of the Universe we have had from the end of the 19th century to the present day, and discussion of the causes of the crises that made the successive modifications necessary.
Author: Javier Burguete

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The origin of the universe Presentation

summary summary of the scientific discoveries about the universe, from the first Greek theories to the big-bang, and exposition of the Christian doctrine about creation in a detailed way, so that it can be seen that they do not oppose each other.
Author: Carlos Pérez and Héctor L. Mancini

Does the universe need an explanation outside itself if it already has its physical laws that even allow us to think of "self-creation"? Download PDF

summaryDistinction between the natural causes of phenomena, which are explained by science (with its method that raises hypotheses and validates them little by little), and the ultimate cause of everything, which can only be studied by philosophy and theology. The idea of self-creation is criticised.
Author: Javier Sánchez Cañizares

Quantum cosmology and the origin of the universe. Physics and creationText

summaryCommentary on the article Cosmología cuántica y creación del universo, published by Jonathan J. Halliwell in Investigación y Ciencia (nº 185, February 1992, pp. 12-20), in which he clarifies the concept of self-creation of the subject held by some current physicists.
Author: Mariano Artigas

Science and faith: the origin of the universe. Georges Lemaître: the father of the big-bangText

summaryArticle that reviews a book on Georges Lemaître; includes a brief biography, the history of his finding of the "primitive atom" (later called the Big Bang) from the expansion of the universe, his relations with Einstein and some reflections on science and religion.
Author: Mariano Artigas

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Dialogues between Physics and Philosophyvideo

Author: Antonio Aparicio Juan

Georges Lemaître and the Big Bang theoryvideo

Author: Dominique Lambert

Short film on Georges Lemaître and the Big Bangvideo

Author: Ismael Durán

Exoplanets and the Earth-Moon systemvideo

Author: Sebastián Ferrer Martínez

Is it possible to talk about God in the context of contemporary science? video

Author: Antonio Aparicio Juan and Francisco José Soler Gil.

The Higgs and the HiggsText

summaryArticle published in the journal Palabra (August-September 2012, p. 6) which explains in non-technical language the nature of elementary particles, the finding of the Higgs boson and clarifies the origin of the expression 'the God particle'.
Author: Javier Sánchez Cañizares

Current Cosmology, Philosophy and ReligionText

summary: Article on the expansion of the universe and the history of explanations: the stable universe, the big-bang, the pulsating universe, the self-creation of the universe (with its attempt to expel the creator) and final reflections on method in science, philosophy and religion and its possibilities.
Author: Carlos Alberto Marmelada Sebastián

The model Standard for Elementary ParticlesPresentation

summarysummary and presentation of seminar of group Science, Reason and Faith. It explains the current knowledge of the intimate constitution of the subject and of the elementary particles and their peculiarities, and raises its explanatory problems.
Author: Luis Joaquín Boya Balet

The world of Georges LemaîtrePdf

summaryThe theory of the big bang, the 'big explosion' that would have originated our world, was initially proposal by Georges Lemaître, physicist and catholic priest, who arrived at this model thanks to a realistic philosophy and a combination of theoretical reasoning and astronomical observations.
Author: Eduardo Riaza Molina 

The universe in its infancyText

summaryNASA's WMAP probe has obtained a detailed image of the early universe, at 380,000 years old. This makes it possible to better explain how the present cosmos was formed from the Big Bang and reinforces the importance of subject and dark energy. And it does not provide a pre-Big Bang origin.
Author: Carlos A. Marmelada

PdfGeorges Lemaître and the Big Bang. No prejudices please 

summaryIt is difficult to be an astrophysicist and a priest. Even more so if you propose a theory that challenges Albert Einstein's research and revolutionises astronomy. This happened to Georges Lemaître, the father of the theory of the origin of the cosmos.
Author: Eduardo Riaza Molina 

Life in the Universe: What do we know about the past and future of the world?Text

summaryReview by Mariano Artigas in Aceprensa (Service 197/94, 14 December 1994) of the extraordinary 150th anniversary issue of Scientific American magazine; origin of the universe, evolution, extraterrestrial intelligence, and comments on the problems of method: it often falls into a naturalism that is not very nuanced.
Author: Mariano Artigas

The divine and the human in Stephen Hawking's universeText

summaryCommentary on the work Francisco J. Soler Gil. The divine and the human in Stephen Hawking's universe: clarifies the philosophical questions present in Hawking's theses, their implications for natural theology, and his concept of time.
Author: Carlos A. Marmelada

The Cycles of Time. An extraordinary new vision of the UniverseText

summaryReview of Roger Penrose's work, where he tackles the problem of the entropy of the universe in its beginnings leave and tries with the hypothesis of cyclic cosmology to conform to a scientific vision of the universe that goes beyond the Big Bang, although he leaves difficult problems unsolved.
AuthorJavier Sánchez Cañizares

PdfBig bang news 

summary: The Bicep2 telescope discovered the first gravitational waves. Their presence would echo the inflationary process that occurred moments after the big bang, a theory it supports. The inflationary model and its compatibility with creation is briefly explained.
Author: Javier Sánchez Cañizares

Profile of Michael Heller (award Templeton 2008)Text

summarySemblanza del sacerdote polaco Michael Heller y de sus investigaciones sobre el origen y la causa del universo, la relatividad general y la cosmología, con hincapié en la naturaleza matemática de la singularidad inicial, y su approach interdisciplinar con la filosofía y la teología.
Author: Javier Sánchez Cañizares

Time Reborn. From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the UniverseText

summary: Review of Smolin Lee, Time Reborn. From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe. The work reviews physical theories and relates them to a philosophical reflection on the validity of science.
Author: Javier Sánchez Cañizares