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Fred Hoyle: An Online Exhibition

More Information about Fred Hoyle

Online Resources

The Hoyle Project: find out more about Hoyle's papers, and Hoyle events at St John's College.

Institute of Astronomy: the modern-day successor to Hoyle's Institute of Theoretical Astronomy.

Hoyle.org.uk has information about Hoyle's life and work, and full lists of his publications.


The Small World of Fred Hoyle (London: Michael Joseph, 1986)

Home is Where the Wind Blows (Mill Valley, California: University Science Books, 1994)


Jane Gregory, Fred Hoyle’s Universe (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005)

Simon Mitton, Fred Hoyle: a Life in Science (London: Aurum, 2005)

Chandra Wickramasinghe, A Journey with Fred Hoyle: the search for cosmic life (London: World Scientific, 2005)

Scientific Tributes

Chandra Wickramasinghe, Geoffrey Burbidge, and Jayant Narlikar (eds), Fred Hoyle's Universe (Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003)

Douglas Gough (ed.), The Scientific Legacy of Fred Hoyle (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005)

Scientific Articles

Many of Hoyle's scientific articles are now available to read online for free. You can search for them in The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System.

Hoyle's passport from the 1950s

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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