Sir Fred Hoyle.
|Born||June 24, 1915|
Bingley, Yorkshire, England
|Died||August 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 Old •
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.