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A journey with Fred Hoyle : the search for cosmic life

Author: Nalin Chandra Wickramasinghe; Kamala Wickramasinghe; Fred Hoyle
Publisher: Singapore : World Scientific, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Named Person: Fred Hoyle; Fred Hoyle
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nalin Chandra Wickramasinghe; Kamala Wickramasinghe; Fred Hoyle
ISBN: 9812389113 9789812389114 9812389121 9789812389121
OCLC Number: 602903824
Description: 225 p. : ill
Contents: 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
Responsibility: Chandra Wickramasinghe ; ed. by Kamala Wickramasinghe.

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.,." The scientific community has come a long way towards Hoyle and Wickramasinghe's position, wholeheartedly embracing the idea of planetary panspermia.?

 
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