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Ryle, Sir Martin

Pronunciation: /rʌɪl/
(1918–84), English astronomer. His demonstration that remote objects appeared to be different from closer ones helped to establish the Big Bang theory of the universe. Nobel Prize for Physics (1974). He was a cousin of the philosopher Gilbert Ryle.

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