RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 86068955 LA English UL http://site.ebrary.com/id/10233613 T1 Fred Hoyle's universe A1 Gregory, Jane,, PB Oxford University Press PP Oxford; New York YR 2005 SN 9780191513589 019151358X AB Fred Hoyle was a down-to-earth, argumentative Yorkshireman who became the voice of British astronomy. For fifty years, he spoke out for astronomy in the newspapers, on government committees, at scientific meetings, in popular books and on the radio. He devised the steady-state theory of the universe and worked out how the elements are formed in the nuclei of stars. He also founded a prestigious institute, led the project to build a giant telescope and, if it rained on his summer. holiday, he sat in his caravan and wrote science fiction novels for his legions of fans around the world. This book.