Whereas Buckley lamented his creed's gathering enfeeblement with every fiber of his alleged soul, in Lake Views: This World and the Universe (Belknap Harvard, 2009), Nobel Prize winning physicist Steven Weinberg
celebrates the decay of Abrahamic faith with both personal relish and professional pride.
Among others, both Stephen Hawking and Steven Weinberg
have proclaimed that the ultimate theory of physics is in the offing.
, The First Three Minutes (Basic, New York, 1977), 144.
Professor Steven Weinberg
calls it "one of the most important scientific discoveries of the twentieth century.
This reviewer would agree with one caveat, expressed by Steven Weinberg
in his earlier essay: "One of the greatest achievements of science has been, if not to make it possible for intelligent people to be religious, then at least to make it possible for them not to be religious.
It Must be Beautiful: Great Equations of Modern Science' is a collection of eleven essays rounded off with an afterword by Nobel-prize winning physicist Steven Weinberg
one] which has failed everywhere," as eminent physicist Steven Weinberg
wrote recently in The Atlantic Monthly.
Douglas Bernheim, NBER and Stanford University; Jonathan Skinner, NBER and Dartmouth College; and Steven Weinberg
, Stanford university, "What Accounts for the Variation in Retirement Wealth Among U.
In 1968, however, three, men, the American physicists Steven Weinberg
Then in May, a member of the three-person commission overseeing the regulatory agency, Steven Weinberg
, a hold-over appointee from the administration of former Gov.
There's no shortage of smart, literate physicists--think Lisa Randall, Steven Weinberg
or Brian Greene--whose popular writings bring the universe into sharp focus.
After winning the Nobel prize for physics in 1979 with American scientists Steven Weinberg
and Sheldon Lee Glashow, he was banned from lecturing at public universities under pressure from right-wing students and religious conservatives.