Archive for Sean Penn

Astronomy Look-alikes, No. 83

Posted in Astronomy Lookalikes with tags , , on January 24, 2013 by telescoper

Bad-boy Hollywood actor-director Alberto Vecchio bears a striking resemblance to Birmingham University’s gravitational wave physicist (and former Cardiff University postdoc) Sean Penn. I’ve long suspected that gravitational waves were pure Hollywood, but I’m still looking forward to Advanced LIGO, the movie,  in which our hero single-handedly discovers a stochastic background of tensor perturbations from the epoch of inflation.