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Wickramasinghe, Kamala

Works: 1 works in 18 publications in 1 language and 2,321 library holdings
Genres: Biography 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: QB36.W53, 520.92
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Most widely held works by Kamala Wickramasinghe
A journey with Fred Hoyle the search for cosmic life by Chandra Wickramasinghe ( )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of the author's unique scientific journey with one of the most remarkable men of 20th century science. The journey begins in Sri Lanka, the author's native country, with his childhood acquaintance with Fred Hoyle's writings. The action then moves to Cambridge, where the famous Hoyle-Wickramasinghe collaborations begin. A research programme which was started in 1962 on the carbonaceous nature of interstellar dust leads, over the next two decades, to developments that are continued in both Cambridge and Cardiff. These developments prompt Hoyle and the author to postulate the or
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English (18)