Home Is Where the Wind Blows

Chapters from a Cosmologist's Life

By Fred Hoyle


CONTENTS
Foreword by Margaret Burbidge
  1. Part One: 34, Primrose Lane: 1915-1939
    Maps
  • The First World War
  • Forgotten Times
  • Coming to Grips with Who You Are
  • Creeping Like Snail More Slowly Than Shakespeare
  • A Scholarship Won from the Grip of Fate
  • First Journeys to Cambridge
  • Then the Undergrduate Seeking a Bubble Reputation in the Cannon's Mouth
  • Dark Clouds Across the Sun
  • The Last of the Old World
  • Part Two: The Larger World of Science: 1939 - 1958
    Maps
  • Sir Arthur Eddington
  • At War with Germany
  • The Nutbourne Saga
  • The Saga Continues
  • The Aftermath
  • The Origin of the Chemical Elements
  • Brave New World
  • An Unknown Level in Carbon-12
  • Steps to the Watershed
  • The Watershed
  • Part Three: Home Is Where the Wind Blows: 1959 -
  • A Vintage Year
  • Droll Stories
  • The Montros of Scotland
  • The Institute of Astronomy, but Still in Slow Stages
  • The Thirty-ninth Step
  • The Bay of the Birds
  • Climbing the Last Monro
  • A Lucky Ending
  • Index