LONDON (AP) — British astronomer and broadcaster Patrick Moore died Sunday, according to friends and colleagues. He was 89.
He died at his home in the coastal town of Selsey in southern England, according to a statement released Sunday. No specific cause of death was given, but he had heart problems and been confined to a wheelchair.
Moore was well known for his long-running BBC television show "The Sky at Night," which was...
"Thank you for your inspiration and knowledge. I sat about 35 years ago in a Theatre at Sussex University (The Gardner Centre) and listened to you talk. I was mesmerised, fascinated and simply in awe. ..."
– Jeremy Smith,
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