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Fred Hoyle

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Sir Fred has had a distinguished carreer as a theoretical physicist, writer and researcher. He has authored hundreds of technical articles, as well as textbooks, popular accounts of science, science fiction, and two autobiograqphies. His honors and accomplishments include

  • Plumian professor of astronomy and experimental philosophy,Cambridge University, 1958
  • Founded and became first Director of the Cambridge Institute of Theretical Astronomy, 1967
  • Knighted, 1972
  • Awarded the Crafoord prize for basic science, 1997.

Non fiction
Frontiers of Astronomy (1955)
The Nature of the Universe (1960)
Contradiction in the Argument of Malthus (1963)
Of Men and Galaxies (1964)
Man in the Universe (1966)
From Stonehenge to Modern Cosmology (1973)
Nicolaus Copernicus (1973)
Action at a Distance in Physics and Cosmology (1974) (with Jayant V Narlikar)
Highlights in Astronomy (1975)
Astronomy today (1975)
Astronomy and Cosmology (1975)
Home Is Where the Wind Blows (1977)
Man and Materialism (1977)
On Stonehenge (1977)
Ten Faces of the Universe (1977)
Energy Or Extinction? (1977)
Lifecloud (1978) (with Chandra Wickramasinghe)
The Cosmogony of the Solar System (1978)
Diseases from Space (1979) (with Chandra Wickramasinghe)
Commonsense in Nuclear Energy (1980)
Origin of Life (1980)
Relation of Biology to Astronomy (1980)
Steady-State Cosmology Re-Visited (1980)
Ice: The Ultimate Human Catastrophe (1981)
The Physics-Astronomy Frontier (1981)
Evolution from Space (1981)
The Quasar Controversy Resolved (1981)
The Anglo-Austrian Telescope (1982)
Why Neo-Darwinism Does Not Work (1982) (with Chandra Wickramasinghe)
Facts and Dogmas in Cosmology and Elsewhere (1982)
The Intelligent Universe (1983)
From Grains to Bacteria (1984) (with Chandra Wickramasinghe)
Living Comets (1985)
Origin of the Universe and the Origin of Religion, Vol. 2 (1986)
Archaeopteryx, the Primordial Bird (1986) (with Chandra Wickramasinghe)
The Small World of Fred Hoyle (1986)
The Theory of Cosmic Grains (1991)
The Origin of the Universe and the Origin of Religion (1993)
Our Place in the Cosmos (1993)
Introduction to Cosmology (1993)
Lectures on Cosmology and Quantum Electrodynamics (1996)
Life on Mars? (1997)
Space and Eternal Life (1998)
Mathematics of Evolution (1999)
A Different Approach to Cosmology (2000)
Astronomical Origins of Life (2000)
Anthologies containing stories by Fred Hoyle
Short stories
Zoomen (1967)

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