He was one of the first to apply relativity equations and modern physics to cosmology
He graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1939
He was elected a fellow of Cambridge's St. John's College.
In the field of astrophysics, Hoyle is noted for working out the ages and temperatures of stars, the prediction of the existence of quasi-stellar objects that were later found, and his major contributions to the theory that the heavier elements evolved in succession from hydrogen.
He was knighted in 1972.
Hoyle was a prolific writer and has published many popular books on astronomy and works of science fiction.