This Day in Jewish History 2007: An Unsung Cosmology Hero Dies

Ralph Alpher conducted pioneering research regarding the Big Bang, but ended up languishing in semi-obscurity.

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On August 12, 2007, physicist Ralph Asher Alpher died, at the age of 86. A pioneer in the field of cosmology – the study of the origins of the universe – Alpher did the calculations that allowed him to offer...