Archive for August 8, 2010

Astronomy (and Particle Physics) Lookalikes, No. 39

Posted in Astronomy Lookalikes with tags , on August 8, 2010 by telescoper

Well, having got the positive discrimination out of my system (at least for today), I’ll add just one more. I’ve always been struck by the similarity between distinguished former Chief Executive of PPARC, current Chief Executive of the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance and President of the European Research Council, Professor Ian Halliday and actor Jim Broadbent.

Ian Halliday

Jim Broadbent

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Astronomy Look-alikes, No. 38

Posted in Astronomy Lookalikes with tags , on August 8, 2010 by telescoper

And how about Cardiff’s own Carole Tucker and multi-talented actress director and screenwriter, Helen Hunt?

Carole Tucker

Helen Hunt

Astronomy Look-alikes, No. 37

Posted in Astronomy Lookalikes with tags , on August 8, 2010 by telescoper

I’m aware of the gender imbalance so far in my lookee-likee series, but here’s a step in the right direction courtesy of Rob Simpson (aka orbitingfrog). Have you noticed the resemblance between astronomer (and blogger) Sarah Kendrew and actress Julia Roberts? I wonder if by any chance they might be related?

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Astronomy Lookalikes, No. 36

Posted in Astronomy Lookalikes with tags , on August 8, 2010 by telescoper

I was interested yesterday to see a trailer advertising that Channel 4 is planning to show a biographical film next week about a famous astronomer...

Nacho Libre

Nacho Trujillo