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Author Wickramasinghe, Chandra

Title A Journey With Fred Hoyle : the Search For Cosmic Life
Published Singapore : World Scientific, 2005


Description 1 online resource (245 pages)
Contents Foreword; Contents; Prologue; Chapter 1 Origins: Prelude to the Journey; Chapter 2 Cambridge and a First Meeting; Chapter 3 A Hike in the Lake District; Chapter 4 Betwixt the Stars; Chapter 5 The Route to Carbon Dust; Chapter 6 A Theory Takes Shape; Chapter 7 The Institute of Astronomy: The Vintage Years; Chapter 8 Winds of Change; Chapter 9 The Cardiff Era; Chapter 10 The Search for Cosmic Life; Chapter 11 Life from Comets and Pathogens from Space; Chapter 12 First Signs of Life; Chapter 13 Bacterial Dust Predictions Verified; Chapter 14 Life on the Planets; Chapter 15 Evolution from Space
Summary This is the story of the author's unique scientific journey with oneof the most remarkable men of 20th century science. The journey beginsin Sri Lanka, the author's native country, with his childhoodacquaintance with Fred Hoyle's writings. The action then moves toCambridge, where the famous HoyleWickramasinghe collaborationsbegin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-220) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Wickramasinghe, Chandra, 1939-
Hoyle, Fred, 1915-2001.
Hoyle, Fred, 1915-2001.
Wickramasinghe, Chandra, 1939-
Astronomers -- Biography
Life -- Origin.
Cosmic dust.
Cosmic dust.
Life -- Origin.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789812565792