Dennis William Sciama. 18 November 1926 — 19 December 1999

@article{Ellis2010DennisWS,
  title={Dennis William Sciama. 18 November 1926 — 19 December 1999},
  author={George F R Ellis and Sir Roger Penrose},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  year={2010},
  pages={401 - 422}
}
The quarter-century period starting in the mid-1950s is sometimes referred to as ‘the renaissance of general relativity and cosmology’. Many contributed to this activity, but in the UK a major factor was the guidance and leadership provided by the warmly enthusiastic personality of Dennis Sciama, whose broad knowledge and deep insights greatly inspired many in their individual achievements. 

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