Another Star Is Due To Pass Close To The Sun, Close Enough For Conventional Spacecraft To Reach It The First Planets Observed Are Four Gas Giants, But Then An Inner Fifth Planet Is Found Signs Of Chlorophyll Are Detected, Suggesting That It Supports Life Rival Soviet And US Expeditions Are Launched To Visit It
Professor Sir Fred Hoyle was one of the most distinguished, creative, and controversial scientists of the twentieth century He was a Fellow of St John s College 1939 1972, Honorary Fellow 1973 2001 , was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1957, held the Plumian Chair of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy 1958 1972 , established the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy in Cambridge now part of the Institute of Astronomy , and in 1972 received a knighthood for his services to astronomy Hoyle was a keen mountain climber, an avid player of chess, a science fiction writer, a populariser of science, and the man who coined the phrase The Big Bang.
- 192 pages
- Fifth Planet
- Fred Hoyle
- 19 November 2019 Fred Hoyle