Hermann Bondi. 1 November 1919 — 10 September 2005

  title={Hermann Bondi. 1 November 1919 — 10 September 2005},
  author={I. Roxburgh},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={45 - 61}
  • I. Roxburgh
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Hermann Bondi was an applied mathematician of distinction who will be remembered by fellow scientists for his outstanding contributions to astronomy, cosmology and General Relativity, and particularly for his pioneering contributions to our understanding of gravitational waves, his foundational work on accretion, and as co–creator with Tommy Gold and Fred Hoyle of the steady state theory of cosmology. But Hermann had an equally important second career in scientific administration: advising the… Expand
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