Fred Hoyle


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Noun1.Fred Hoyle - an English astrophysicist and advocate of the steady state theory of cosmology; described processes of nucleosynthesis inside stars (1915-2001)
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At one Royal Society meeting, the still-unknown Hawking interrupted a lecture by renowned astrophysicist Sir Fred Hoyle, then at the pinnacle of his career, to inform him that he had made a mistake.
Hardison (then director of the Folger Library), Sir Fred Hoyle, Gerry Pournelle, and Gene Roddenberry of Star Trek fame, among many others.
Sir Fred Hoyle writes that miracles described within Scripture "are beyond the capabilities of man and beyond the regular workings of the universe.
5 Which Spooks actor played Fred Hoyle in the BBC dramatisation of the early career of Stephen Hawking, entitled Hawking?
Vindication of Cosmic Biology: Tribute to Sir Fred Hoyle (1915-2001)
El astronomo britanico Fred Hoyle popularizo la idea y sin duda se abria emocionado al leer los resultados de la recogida de datos de Philae.
This is the "panspermia" hypothesis, first proposed by astronomers Sir Fred Hoyle and Dr Chandra Wickramasinghe in 1974.
Some, like Fred Hoyle, resisted anything like a traditional understanding of creation whereas others, including Pope Pius XII, used evidence for a big bang to support a Christian apologetic.
Other examples include a piece on Albert Einstein (Australian Women's Weekly, 1946: 20) and articles about scientists, including Sir Fred Hoyle (Australian Women's Weekly, 1962: 4), Professor Julius Sumner Miller (including 24 February 1965, 1 September 1965, 28 August 1968, 6 November 1968), Dr Paul B.
The lecture will feature a number of prominent scientists, including Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe, who originally discovered bacteria in space with the famous Yorkshire astronomer Sir Fred Hoyle in 1974.
Lord Kelvin (the age of the Earth), astronomer Fred Hoyle (the expansion of the universe), Linus Pauling (the nature of the DNA helix), and Albert Einstein (the cosmological constant) are here as well, all testament to the rewards of perseverance and the scientific method as Livio attempts "to correct the impression scientific breakthroughs are purely success stories.
Countless scientists have made major mistakes over the centuries, but Livio wisely focuses on gaffes from just five great minds: Pauling, Darwin, Einstein, astrophysicist Fred Hoyle and William Thomson, also known as Lord Kelvin.