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Conflict in the cosmos : Fred Hoyle's life in science

Author: Simon Mitton
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While other British astronomers were specializing in narrow areas, says Mitton (astronomy, Cambridge U.), Hoyle claimed the entire celestial realm--the universe and all its contents--as his field,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Fred Hoyle; Fred Hoyle
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Mitton
ISBN: 0309093139 9780309093132
OCLC Number: 59637789
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 410 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Responsibility: Simon Mitton.

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"Hoyle's enduring insights into stars, nucleosynthesis, and the large-scale universe rank among the greatest achievements of 20th-century astrophysics. Moreover, his theories were unfailingly Read more...

 
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