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Of men and galaxies

Auteur : Fred Hoyle
Éditeur : Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2005.
Collection : Great minds series.
Édition/format :   Print book : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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"British mathematician and astronomer Sir Fred Hoyle (1915-2001) coined the phrase "big bang theory" to describe the currently accepted explanation of the beginning of the universe. Hoyle's work centered on the origins of stars and on the elements within stars. To the general public, he was known more as a prolific writer of popular science books, in which he offered his ideas on the nature of our expansive and  Lire la suite...
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Type d’ouvrage : Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Fred Hoyle
ISBN : 1591022894 9781591022893
Numéro OCLC : 57557773
Description : 70 pages ; 22 cm.
Titre de collection : Great minds series.
Responsabilité : by Fred Hoyle.
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"British mathematician and astronomer Sir Fred Hoyle (1915-2001) coined the phrase "big bang theory" to describe the currently accepted explanation of the beginning of the universe. Hoyle's work centered on the origins of stars and on the elements within stars. To the general public, he was known more as a prolific writer of popular science books, in which he offered his ideas on the nature of our expansive and fascinating cosmos. In this compilation of popular lectures delivered in 1964, Hoyle comments on the nature of the scientific enterprise, delivers his view of life on Earth from the perspective of astronomy, and speculates about the future." "Among the ideas discussed in this book is Hoyle's suggestion that "the emergence of intelligent life is not a meaningless accident." In conclusion, he conjectures that contact with more advanced civilizations may prove vital to learning how to address the most daunting problems of life on Earth, such as avoiding nuclear war and managing the global stresses of population explosion."--BOOK JACKET.

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Review of `Of men and galaxies' by Fred Hoyle.

CITATION: Hoyle, F. (2005). Of men and galaxies. Amherst, N.Y: Prometheus Books.

Reviewer: Dr W. P. Palmer

`Of men and galaxies' by Fred Hoyle is based on the third series of John Danz Lectures delivered at the...
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