Roger Angel

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This article is about the astrophysicist, if you are looking for the American author, see Roger Angell

James Roger Prior Angel (born in St. Helens, Lancashire, England on Feb. 7, 1941[1]) is a British-born American astronomer, and is Regents Professor and Professor of Astronomy and Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona.[2][3] He graduated from St Peter's College, Oxford, with a BA, in 1963, from California Institute of Technology, with an MA in 1966, and from Oxford University, with a D Phil, in 1967. He has taught at Columbia University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1990.[4]

On August 23, 2012, Angel and his inventions were the subject of a story on NPR's Morning Edition.[5]