Malcolm Longair has held many highly respected positions within the fields of physics and astronomy. This includes his appointment as ninth Astronomer Royal . Malcolm Longair, in full Malcolm Sim Longair, (born May 18, , Dundee, Scotland), Scottish astronomer, noted for his scholarship and teaching, who served. Biography: Malcolm Longair has held many highly respected posiBons within the fields of physics and astronomy. He was appointed the ninth Astronomer Royal.

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Science and Music with Professor Malcolm Longair

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Professor Malcolm Longair, CBE, FRS, FRSE — Cavendish Astrophysics

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