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Fred Hoyle: An Online Exhibition

Stellar Nucleosynthesis

Over the course of a decade or more Hoyle made a massive contribution to the understanding of how chemical elements are made inside stars. This work culminated in a mammoth paper authored with three other scientists which unravelled the origin of the chemical elements.

Hoyle's Notebook | The r-Process | B-squared-F-H

An example of a chain reaction from oxygen to calcium from Hoyle's 1946 notebook

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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