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Fred Hoyle’s Universe

Proceedings of a Conference Celebrating Fred Hoyle’s Extraordinary Contributions to Science 25–26 June 2002 Cardiff University, United Kingdom

  • Chandra Wickramasinghe
  • Geoffrey Burbidge
  • Jayant Narlikar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-1
  2. Fred Hoyle’s Universe

    1. Geoffrey Burbidge
      Pages 3-6
  3. Personal Reminiscence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Hermann Bondi
      Pages 9-12
    3. Cyril Domb
      Pages 13-22
    4. Margaret Burbidge
      Pages 23-27
    5. Rodney D. Davies
      Pages 29-39
  4. Stellar Structures and Evolution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
    2. John Faulkner
      Pages 59-59
    3. Douglas Gough
      Pages 61-71
    4. Donald D. Clayton
      Pages 73-81
    5. Ian Roxburgh
      Pages 83-86
    6. Sverre J. Aarseth
      Pages 87-92
  5. Cosmology

  6. Interstellar Matter

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-199
    2. P. M. Solomon
      Pages 201-215
    3. Chandra Wickramasinghe
      Pages 217-229
  7. Comets

  8. Panspermia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. Chandra Wickramasinghe
      Pages 255-258
    3. Fred Hoyle, Chandra Wickramasinghe
      Pages 259-274
    4. J. V. Narlikar, David Lloyd, N. C. Wickramasinghe, Melanie J. Harris, Michael P. Turner, S. Al-Mufti et al.
      Pages 275-282
    5. Milton Wainwright
      Pages 283-290
    6. Anthony K. Campbell
      Pages 291-305
    7. J. Faulkner
      Pages 313-328

About these proceedings

Introduction

This volume contains papers presented at an international conference to celebrate Fred Hoyle's monumental contributions to astronomy, astrophysics and astrobiology and more generally to humanity and culture. The contributed articles highlight the important aspects of his scientific life and show how much of an example and inspiration he has been for over three generations in the 20th century.

Keywords

Cosmology Gravity Universe astronomy quasar

Editors and affiliations

  • Chandra Wickramasinghe
    • 1
  • Geoffrey Burbidge
    • 2
  • Jayant Narlikar
    • 3
  1. 1.Cardiff Centre for AstrobiologyCardiff UniversityCardiffUK
  2. 2.Centre for Astrophysics and Space Sciences (CASS)University of California — San DiegoLa JollaUSA
  3. 3.Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and AstrophysicsPuneIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-1605-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-6339-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-1605-5
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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