astronomer from Cornell University
http://physicsweb.org/article/news/8/6/13 - Gold is best known for developing, along with Hermann Bondi and the late Fred Hoyle, the Steady State theory of the universe. It assumes that we live in a world that has no beginning or end, in which matter is constantly being created. Although the theory is widely viewed to be incorrect - with the Big Bang theory now holding sway - many of his other unconventional ideas have stood the test of time.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/06/25/db2501.xml&sSheet=/portal/2004/06/25/ixportal.html |Telegraph was a professor at Cornell University - I introduced myself to him and had him speak at dinner once at my fraternity. I have no recollection of what he talked about.
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