Obituary: Thomas Gold (1920–2004)

  title={Obituary: Thomas Gold (1920–2004)},
  author={H. Bondi},
  • H. Bondi
  • Published 2004
  • Art, Medicine, Philosophy
  • Nature
NATURE | VOL 430 | 22 JULY 2004 | 415 Thomas Gold, who died on 22 June, was born in Vienna, Austria, emigrating to Britain along with his family in 1933. Following school in Switzerland, in 1939 he started studying mechanical sciences at Trinity College, University of Cambridge. In his youth Gold never envisaged becoming a scientist, surprisingly so given the imaginativeness and variety of his later contributions. Evidently it was his experiences during the Second World… Expand
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