Exhibits (total : 2)

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Georges Lemaître, Father of the Big Bang theory


Georges Lemaître (1894-1966) was initially destined for the engineering profession. But in November 1918, home from the front, he turned to mathematics and physics. Thanks to them, and his great talent, in thirty years, he was able to understand and, above all, establish convergences between Einstein's theory of relativity (1915) and the observations of the greatest astrophysicists of the 1920s.
They all shared the same questions: What is the universe made of?How should we understand space and time? In 1927 and 1931, Georges Lemaître posited two hypotheses which upset cosmology. The universe is expanding and its birth is the fruit of a concentration of energy's initial…
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The Ocean Ambulance

Europe had become a brazier, heated white-hot by the political rivalry of powers at the peak of their domination, through the harshness of an already globalized economy, coupled with the devastating exaltation of the 'nation' - albeit a positive reality in bearing the identity of peoples and fortifying individuals in the discovery of their rights as citizens. A spark was enough to ignite the flames.The very interdependent alliances these nations had set up for their security precipitated them into war. The assassination of the Austrian heir, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, in Sarajevo on June 28th, 1914 unleashed the infernal cycle. Austria declared war on Serbia, the assassin's homeland. The rest…