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24/06/1915 English astronomer Fred Hoyle is born


Fred Hoyle on big bang theory and abuse of science


Richard Feynman and Fred Hoyle discussing their moments of revelation


Nucleosynthesis: The Formation of Elements in the Universe


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He is famous for explanation of the creation of chemical elements by nuclear fusion reactions inside the stars. Hoyle rejected the Big Bang theory and promoted an alternative, steady-state theory of the universe. This theory holds that matter is being continuously created to keep the mean density of space constant.
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