Dennis William Siahou Sciama FRS (18 November 1926 – 18 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)
- 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.