- 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) is a British-born American astronomer, and is Regents Professor and Professor of Astronomy and Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona. 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.
- 1976 Newton Lacy Pierce Prize in Astronomy
- 1996 MacArthur Fellows Program
- 2010 Kavli Prize for Astrophysics
- "Book of Members, 1780-2010: Chapter A". American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 18 April 2011.
- Telescope Innovator Shines His Genius On New Fields by Joe Palca | http://www.npr.org/2012/08/23/159554100/telescope-innovator-shines-his-genius-on-new-fields
- "Fellowships Reward Bright Stars", Associated Press, The Free Lance-Star, Terri Likens, June 19, 1996
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