Georges Lemaître Death Anniversary

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Georges Lemaître died on 20 June, 1966

Belgian physicist and astronomer who first postulated the expanding nature of the universe. As per Lemaître’s theory, the universe arose from a "primeval atom" ("Cosmic Egg") and has been expanding since the Big Bang. The idea is wrongly attributed to American astronomer Edwin Hubble and has been referred to as Hubble’s Law.