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Sir Fred Hoyle
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Born in Bingley, West Yorkshire
Born on 24th of June 1915
Died on 20th of August 2001

Born 1915. Died 2001 - English astronomer and mathematician.

Educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Proposed the now discredited steady state theory of the universe. Also suggested that currently accepted theory of the build-up to supernovae. Books include Nature of the Universe (1952) and Frontiers of Astronomy (1955). Wrote stories for children and autobiography.

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