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Professor John C. Brown

10th Astronomer Royal for Scotland

Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Glasgow

Leverhulme Emeritus Research Fellow

(formerly Regius Professor of Astronomy, University of Glasgow)

Honorary Professor, University of Edinburgh

Honorary Professor, University of Aberdeen

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Contact
Professor John C. Brown
School of Physics and Astronomy
Kelvin Building
University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ
Scotland, UK

email: johnDOTbrownATglasgow.ac.uk
[NB: in email replace DOT with . and AT with @ ]

Tel.  +44 (0) 141 330 5182    
Fax. +44 (0) 141 330 8600

Secretary
Tel.  +44 (0) 141 330 4152
Fax. +44 (0) 141 330 8600

Key Links

-Astronomy and Astrophysics Group

 

- School of Physics and Astronomy

-Glasgow University

 

Other links

-Observatories and Professors of Astronomy at GU

 

-Regius Professors of Astronomy at GU

 

-Some Historical Astronomical Posts in Britain and Ireland

John

 

RAS medal

RAS Gold Medal for Geophysics 2012

NEWS

DESTRUCTION AND OBSERVATIONAL SIGNATURES OF SUN-IMPACTING COMETS

John C. Brown, Robert W. Carlson, and Mark P. Toner

The Astrophysical Journal, 807:165 (12pp), 2015 July 10

(pdf of paper)

Previous events:

"Science & Magic of Light, the Universe and Everything"

A very successful day of FREE talks & discussion by eminent experts, for the

general public (ages 8 and up) was held on SATURDAY MARCH 28th, 2015 in Edinburgh

http://www.johncbrown.org/Science&Magic.html

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'LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE':

A very successful day of FREE talks & discussion by eminent experts, for the

general public (ages 8 and up) was held on SATURDAY MARCH 9th, 2013 in Edinburgh

http://www.johncbrown.org/LifeintheUniverse.html

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20th October 2012: Glenelg, Scotland twins with Glenelg on Mars!

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May 2012: Professor John Brown awarded Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship

January 2012: Professor John Brown awarded RAS Gold Medal :

Presentation: 28th March 2012

RAS Medal

Roger Davies (President of the RAS) presenting the RAS Gold Medal