Friday 20 November 2009 - Saturday 9 January 2010
With both an Observatory and Planetarium
on the museum’s doorstep, this exhibition
of forty photographic portraits of leading UK
astronomers offers a new voyage of discovery
for those wanting to learn more about space.
Spanning the era of early discoveries in radio
astronomy right up to the latest developments
in astrophysics and cosmology, sitters
including Sir Patrick Moore and Stephen
Hawking, describe what inspired them to study
astronomy providing further insight into
their remarkable lives.