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Fred Hoyle's universe

Author: Chandra Wickramasinghe; Geoffrey R Burbidge; Jayant Vishnu Narlikar
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Proceedings of a Conference celebrating Fred Hoyle's Extraordinary Contribution to Science, 25-26 June 2002, Cardiff University, UK


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Named Person: Fred Hoyle; Fred Hoyle
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chandra Wickramasinghe; Geoffrey R Burbidge; Jayant Vishnu Narlikar
ISBN: 1402014155 9781402014154
OCLC Number: 52819684
Description: 198 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword from Vice Chancellor Dr David Grant CBE. Introductory Remarks; G. Burbidge. I: Personal Reminiscences. Working with Fred; H. Bondi. Fred Hoyle and Naval Radar 1941 45; C. Domb. Fred Hoyle and the Anglo-Australian Telescope; M. Burbidge. Fred Hoyle and Manchester; R.M. Davies. Meeting with a remarkable man; R. Meyers. II: Stellar Structure and Evolution. Fred's contribution to stellar evolution; L. Mestel. Stellar evolution; J. Faulkner. Some remarks on solar neutrinos; D.O. Gough. Novae as thermonuclear laboratories; D.D. Clayton. The Eddington mission; I. Roxburgh. Blach hole binary dynamics; S.J. Aarseth. III: Cosmology. Work with Fred on action at a distance; J.V. Narlikar. Gravity from spacetime thermodynamics; T. Padmanabhan. A statistical evaluation of anomalous redshift claims; W. Napier. Redshift periodicities, the galaxy-quasar connection; W.G. Tift. Research with Fred; H. Arp. The discovery of major new phenomenology in spiral discs and its theoretical meaning; D.F. Roscoe. The prehistory of the steady state universe; R. Temple. IV: Interstellar Matter. Fred Hoyle and interstellar matter; P.M. Solomon. Elevating the status of dust; C. Wikramasinghe. V: Comets. Giant comets and human culture; W. Napier. An exceptional cosmic influence and its bearing on the evolution of human culture as evident in the apparent early development of mathematics and astronomy; S.V.M. Clube. VI: Panspermia. Panspermia according to Hoyle; C. Wikramasinghe. A balloon experiment to detect microorganisms in outer space; J.V. Narlikar, et al. A microbiologist looks at panspermia; M. Wainwright.What Darwin missed; A.K. Campbell. Cosmic genes in the Cretaceous-Tertiary transition; M.K. Wallis.
Responsibility: edited by Chandra Wickramasinghe, Geoffrey Burbidge, and Jayant Narlikar.
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Fred Hoyle's Universe, edited by C. Wickramasinghe, G. Burbridge and J. Narlikar. ISBN 1-4020-1415-5 'This book is a joy to have. It is a marvelous tribute to the life and achievements of Fred Hoyle, Read more...

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