11. Divine Action Topic: Drees, Willem B. A Case Against Temporal Critical...
its underlying theories (special
relativity and general relativity ) undercut this dynamic perspective,
challenging universal simultaneity and re-interpreting time as an internal,
rather than an external, parameter.
Quantum cosmology, and its
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12. Physics Topic: Physics and Cosmology in the 20th Century
of the twentieth century: special relativity
(1905) and quantum mechanics (1900 - 1930). When applied to the
physics of gravity, special relativity led to general relativity
(1915), and, this in turn, led to Big Bang cosmology.
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13. Divine Action Topic: Stoeger, William R. Epistemological and Ontologic...
(e.g., with special relativity ); and iv) epistemological and
ontological interpretations by which quantum theory may give us knowledge of
the underlying reality. Clearly levels (i) - (iii) constrain level (iv) without
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14. Divine Action Topic: Russell, Robert John. Divine Action and Quantum M...
challenges raised by special
relativity , suggesting that we need a richer theological conceptuality of time
and eternity .
He then discusses four
crucial theological issues. First, does God act providentially in all
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15. General Term: Big Bang Cosmology
s theory of general
relativity , which implies an expanding universe. The expansion of the universe
was first confirmed in 1929 by Edwin Hubble s observations of the retreating
motion of galaxies.
During the decade following
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16. Biography: Russell Stannard
the work of Einstein - the special and general
theories of relativity, together with quantum theory - in a way that is
accessible to children of 10+. The last book in the series was for a time the
Number 1 childrens best-seller in
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17. Divine Action Topic: Chiao, Raymond Y. Quantum Nonlocalities: Experime...
nonlocality violate special relativity ? Not according to Chiao, for two
reasons: quantum nonlocality never reverses the order of cause and effect and
in any case, and quantum events cannot be used for signaling because of
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18. Interview: 'Faith and Reason' Transcript
of the very first general relativity physicists. For many years he
was also the head of the Pontifical Academy of sciences, located in the Vatican. LaMaitre was the first person to take seriously the
prediction of general relativity, that the
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19. General Term: Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)
included the theories of special
relativity (1905) and general relativity (1915), which revolutionised the
classical mechanical understanding of space, time and gravitation.
made fundamental contributions to the fields of statistical
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20. Divine Action Topic: Alston, W. Divine Action, Human Freedom, and the ...
and conservation to include special acts performed by
God in light of knowledge of the world and to achieve a purpose.
By seriously Alston means
that, at least in some cases, we understand the statement God acts
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