Archive for July 2, 2010

Astronomy Look-alikes, No. 33

Posted in Astronomy Lookalikes with tags , on July 2, 2010 by telescoper

Last week’s epic first-round singles match at Wimbledon between John Isner and Nicholas Mahut will have reminded many people of the classic 1969 contest between Pancho Gonzales and Charlie Pasarell. What isn’t so well known is that after retiring from the professional tennis circuit, Pancho Gonzales took up a new identity as cosmologist Carlos Frenk. Makes a change from serving up balls for a living. Oh no, wait, hang on…

Pancho Gonzales

Carlos Frenk

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