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List of famous male astrophysicists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male astrophysicists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being astrophysicists. There are thousand of males working as astrophysicists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic astrophysicists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a astrophysicist then the people below should give you inspiration.

People here include everyone from John-David F. Bartoe to Uros Seljak.

While this isn't a list of all male astrophysicists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male astrophysicists?" and "Who are the best male astrophysicists?"
Neil deGrasse Tyson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Astrophysicists
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Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science communicator. Since 1996, he has been the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City. The center is part of the American Museum of Natural History, ...more

Age: 58

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

Profession: Astrophysicist, Author, Actor, Television Editor, Writer, + more

Credits: Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey^! Nova ScienceNow^! How Life Began^! The Colbert Report

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Brian May is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Astrophysicists
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Brian Harold May, CBE is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and astrophysicist who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the rock band Queen. He uses a home-built electric guitar, called the Red Special. His compositions for the band include "We Will Rock You", "Tie Your Mother ...more

Age: 69

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Profession: Astrophysicist, Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, + more

Credits: Ted, Moulin Rouge!, Flash Gordon, Step Brothers

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Michael Foale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Astrophysicists
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Colin Michael Foale, CBE, PhD is a British-American astrophysicist and former NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of six space shuttle missions and extended stays on both Mir and the International Space Station. He was the first Briton to perform a space walk, and until 17 April 2008, he held the record ...more

Age: 60

Birthplace: Louth, United Kingdom

Profession: Astrophysicist, Astronaut, Astronomer

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Dirk Frimout is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Astrophysicists
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Dirk Dries David Damiaan, Viscount Frimout is an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency. He flew aboard NASA Space Shuttle mision STS-45 as a payload specialist, making him the first Belgian in space. ...more

Age: 76

Birthplace: Poperinge, Belgium

Profession: Astrophysicist, Astronomer, Engineer

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