Big Bang Astronomer, 86, Dies
Sir Fred Hoyle, the astronomer who first coined the term "Big Bang", died at 86 this week. Despite popularizing the theory with a catchy name, he was a proponent of the Steady State theory. Besides this, he is best known for his development of the Panspermia Theory, a "life seeded by intergalatic dust or comets" idea.
Read the BBC Article.