James Roger Prior Angel (born February 7, 1941 in St. Helens, Lancashire, England) 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 the University of Oxford, with a D Phil, in 1967.
Career and research
- 1976 Newton Lacy Pierce Prize in Astronomy
- 1996 MacArthur Fellows Program
- 2010 Kavli Prize for Astrophysics
- 2016 National Inventors Hall of Fame
- "Book of Members, 1780-2010: Chapter A" (PDF). 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
- "J. Roger P. Angel - Lightweight Mirrors for Astronomical Telescopes". National Inventors Hall of Fame. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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