Archive for Ant Whitworth

Astronomy Look-alikes, No. 84

Posted in Astronomy Lookalikes with tags , , on May 12, 2013 by telescoper

I hadn’t previously noticed the similarity demonstrated in these photographs between zany comedian and character actor Ant Whitworth and my former colleague and happy go-lucky Sunderland supporter Prof. Robin Williams. I wonder if, by any chance, they might be related?

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The Ant Whitworth Caption Competition

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on June 26, 2012 by telescoper

Last week a number of colleagues joined friends from around the world at a star formation conference in Crete to celebrate the scientific career of our esteemed Professor Anthony Whitworth who recently celebrated his nth birthday (n→∞). I wasn’t there myself, but an anonymous informant (Derek Ward-Thompson) gave me this photograph of said Professor, apparently taken at the conference dinner:

Don’t ask me what’s going on, but I think this picture is ripe fodder for a caption competition!

Please let me have your suggestions through the comments box…