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A journey with Fred Hoyle : the search for cosmic life

Autore: Chandra Wickramasinghe; Kamala Wickramasinghe
Editore: Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, ©2005.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"This book traces the author's unique scientific journey with one of the most remarkable men of 20th-century science. A research programme which was started in 1962 on the carbonaceous nature of interstellar dust leads, over the next two decades, to developments that are continued in both Cambridge and Cardiff. These developments prompt Hoyle and the author to postulate the organic theory of cosmic dust (which is  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
Biographies
Persona incaricata: Chandra Wickramasinghe; Fred Hoyle; N C Wickramsinghe; N C Wickramasinghe; Fred Hoyle, Sir.; Fred Hoyle; Chandra Wickramasinghe
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Chandra Wickramasinghe; Kamala Wickramasinghe
ISBN: 9812389113 9789812389114 9812389121 9789812389121
Numero OCLC: 58734061
Descrizione: xiii, 225 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenuti: Origins: prelude to the journey --
Cambridge and a first meeting --
A hike in the lake district --
Betwixt the stars --
The route to carbon dust --
A theory takes shape --
The Institute of Astronomy: the vintage years --
Winds of change --
The Cardiff era --
The search for cosmic life --
Life from comets and pathogens from space --
First signs of life --
Bacterial dust predictions verified --
Life on the planets --
Evolution from space --
Theories of trial --
A fossil controversy --
Comet Halley and its legacy --
Alternative cosmologies --
The last decade.
Responsabilità: Chandra Wickramasinghe ; edited by Kamala Wickramasinghe.
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Traces the progress of a collaboration spanning 40 years, through a sequence of personal reflections, anecdotes and reminiscences . Ideas that were thought heretical 25 years ago are now quietly  Per saperne di più…

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