Patrick Moore: The Autobiography

Patrick Moore: The Autobiography

Patrick Moore


Throughout his wonderful profession, Patrick Moore has, for sure, performed extra to elevate the profile of astronomy one of the British public than the other determine within the clinical international. because the presenter of The Sky at evening on BBC tv for almost 50 years he used to be venerated with an OBE in 1968 and a CBE in 1988. In 2001 he was once knighted 'for companies to the popularisation of technological know-how and to broadcasting'. The BBC first aired The Sky at evening in April 1957 and it's now within the checklist books because the world's longest operating television sequence with a similar presenter. he's additionally the writer of over 60 books on astronomy, all of which, together with his autobiography were written on his 1908 typewriter. partially due to his larger-than-life character, Sir Patrick's personal status extends a ways behond astronomical circles. A self-taught musician and proficient composer, he has displayed his xylophone-playing talents on the Royal kind functionality and as a passionate supporter of cricket, he has performed for the Lord's Taverners charity cricket team.

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