John C Brown


John C Brown was made 10th Astronomer Royal for Scotland (ARFS) in 1995. In astronomy research he has published around 300 papers, winning the 2012 Royal Astronomical Society Gold Medal. He is also a keen teacher and semi-pro artist and magician, so a wizard at lucid explanation and illustration of amazing science ideas. As ARFS he gives numerous astronomy talks to all audiences and ages, and collaborates widely on creative projects in every area of the arts. His 2016 OBE was for ‘services to promotion of astronomy and science education’.

John also runs a website with his upcoming news and events.

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