"Sir Fred Hoyle" Fellow of the Royal Society/FRS was an English astronomer noted primarily for the theory of stellar nucleosynthesis and his often controversial stances on other Cosmology/cosmological and scientific matters—in particular his rejection of the "Big Bang" theory, a term originally coined by him on BBC radio. In addition to his work as an astronomer, Hoyle was a List of science fiction authors/writer of science fiction, including a number of books co-written with his son Geoffrey Hoyle. Hoyle spent most of his working life at the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge/Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge and served as its director for a number of years. He died in Bournemouth, England, after a series of strokes.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous scientists! More Fred Hoyle on Wikipedia.