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Fred Hoyle: An Online Exhibition

Honours and Medals

Hoyle received numerous honours and awards throughout his career. He became Plumian Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy at the University of Cambridge in 1958, the year after he became a Fellow of the Royal Society. He was also the recipient of honorary degrees from the Universities of East Anglia, Leeds, Bradford and Newcastle upon Tyne.

Kalinga Prize | Sir Fred | Royal Medal | Crafoord Prize

Photograph of Hoyle receiving the honorary degree of Doctor of Science at the University of Bradford, 1975, by kind permission of Special Collections, University of Bradford

Hoyle's Youth | Hoyle in Cambridge | Steady-State Universe | Stellar Nucleosynthesis | Hoyle vs Ryle | Institute of Theoretical Astronomy | Hoyle on the Radio | Hoyle the Writer | Hoyle the Polymath | Honours and Medals

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