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Fred Hoyle's universe

Author: Jane Gregory
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fred Hoyle was a down-to-earth, argumentative Yorkshireman who became the voice of British astronomy. He devised the steady-state theory of the universe and worked out how the elements are formed in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Named Person: Fred Hoyle; Fred Hoyle; Fred Hoyle; Fred Hoyle
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Gregory
ISBN: 0198507917 9780198507918
OCLC Number: 254151926
Description: X, 406 S : Ill ; 24cm.
Contents: 1. Coming to light ; 2. Hut No. 2 ; 3. Into the limelight ; 4. New world ; 5. Under fire ; 6. New genesis ; 7. The end of the endless cosmos ; 8. Fighting for space ; 9. Storm clouds ; 10. 'Dear Mr Hogg' ; 11. His institute ; 12. The end of the beginning ; 13. The Astronomer Hoyle ; 14. The beginning of the end ; 15. Freelance scientist ; 16. Apocalyptic visions ; 17. Anti-Darwin ; 18. A new cosmology
Responsibility: Jane Gregory.
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Among all British scientists, Fred Hoyle must be one of the most promising subjects for a biography. This is [because of] the importance and originality of his research; the fact that his science Read more...

 
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