The Origin of the Universe: A Vast and Expanding Universe

Fr Bienvenido F. Nebres S.J.

Fr Bienvenido F. Nebres S.J. is a Filipino scientist, mathematician, and Jesuit who was the longest-serving university president of the Ateneo de Manila University.

In this video, Fr. Ben delivers a lecture for the course entitled Science, Technology, and Society (STS 10) about the beginnings of our universe: from the big bang, to now. Click on the link below to download a copy of Fr. Ben’s presentation slides. You may use this as a companion to video lecture, and for further study.

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About the Speaker

Fr Bienvenido F. Nebres S.J. is a Filipino scientist, mathematician, and Jesuit who was the longest-serving university president of the Ateneo de Manila University. He served as University President from 1993-2011. He received the title of National Scientist of The Philippines in 2011 for his contributions in the fields of STEM, education, and development.

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