Archive for January 6, 2010

Astronomy (and Space Science) Look-alikes, No. 8

Posted in Astronomy Lookalikes with tags , , , on January 6, 2010 by telescoper

When Professor Colin Pillinger decided to explore the surface of Mars using Beagle 2, was his interest at least partly accounted for by his similarity to archaeologist Phil Harding of TV’s Time Team? Perhaps not, as the latter has had more success using a trowel costing £3 than the former using a probe costing £30 million…