金沙全网娱乐场网站:Commentary: It's a wonderful cosmos

 作者:丁翥苟     |      日期:2019-03-14 12:11:01
By Lawrence Krauss LAST month I read a column in The New York Times by David Brooks that has bothered me ever since. In it Brooks describes an essay about the medieval concept of the universe entitled C. S. Lewis and the Star of Bethlehem by Michael Ward, a chaplain at the University of Cambridge. Brooks writes that “while we moderns see space as a black, cold, mostly empty vastness, with planets and stars propelled by gravitational and other forces, Europeans in the Middle Ages saw a more intimate and magical place. The heavens, to them, were a ceiling of moving spheres,