Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Sir Fred Hoyle
Fred Hoyle
Sir Fred Hoyle.
BornJune 24, 1915
Bingley, Yorkshire, England
DiedAugust 20, 2001
Bournemouth, Dorset, England
British astronomer. Coined the term "Big Bang" to describe a theory of the creation of the universe, with which he disagreed in favor of the Steady State theory. Rejected Darwinist evolution in favor of panspermia, the theory that life originated from organic compounds that came to earth on comets and meteors from somewhere else in the galaxy.

The repository contains two quotes from Sir Fred Hoyle.

Science and Technology

Space isnít remote at all. Itís only an hourís drive away if your car could go straight upwards.

Growing OldPeopleReputation

When I was young, the old regarded me as an outrageous young fellow, and now that Iím old, the young regard me as an outrageous old fellow.