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Dennis Sciama

Dennis William Siahou Sciama FRS (18 November 192618 December 1999) was a British astronomer and physicist who, through his own work and that of his students, played a major role in developing British physics after the Second World War.

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Modern Cosmology (1971)Edit

  • It has now become clear that the exploration of the Universe, as conducted by physicists, astronomers and cosmologists, is one of the greatest intellectual adventures of the mid-twentieth century.
    • Preface, p.vii
  • The reader has by now probably become accustomed to the reversals of fortune so common in astronomy.
    • p.73

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