Fred Hoyle

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Sir Fred Hoyle
Born24 Juin 1915(1915-06-24)
Gilstead, Bingley, Wast Riding o Yorkshire, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Died20 August 2001(2001-08-20) (aged 86)
Bournemouth, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
ResidenceUnitit Kinrick
Alma materEmmanuel College, Cambridge
Kent forCoinin the phrase 'Big Bang'
Stellar nucleosynthesis theory
Hoyle's fallacy
B2FH paper
Hoyle-Narlikar theory
Steady state theory
Triple-alpha process
Scientific career
InstitutionsInstitute o Astronomy, Cambridge
Academic advisorsRudolf Peierls
Maurice Pryce
Philip Worsley Wood
Doctoral studentsJohn Moffat
Chandra Wickramasinghe
Cyril Domb
Jayant Narlikar
Leon Mestel
Peter Alan Sweet
Ither notable studentsPaul C. W. Davies
Douglas Gough
InfluencedJocelyn Bell Burnell
Jayant Narlikar
Donald D. Clayton

Sir Fred Hoyle FRS (24 Juin 1915 – 20 August 2001)[1] wis an Inglis astronomer notit primarily for the theory o stellar nucleosynthesis, but an aa for his eften controversial stances on ither scienteefic matters—in pairteecular his rejection o the "Big Bang" theory, a term coined bi him on BBC radio, an his promotion o panspermia as the origin o life on Yird.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Burbidge, G. (2003). "Sir Fred Hoyle. 24 June 1915 - 20 August 2001 Elected FRS 1957". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 49: 213. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2003.0013.