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Fred Hoyle was born on 24 June, 1915

English astronomer famous for coining the phrase "Big Bang", Stellar nucleosynthesis theory, Panspermia, Hoyle’s fallacy, Hoyle-Narlikar theory and Steady state theory. Hoyle was a very controversial figure especially because of his direct and very vocal opposition of prevailing scientific theories. He was also a writer of science fiction and co-authored several books with his son.