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List of famous people who majored in astrophysics, including photos when available. This list of famous astrophysics majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in astrophysics. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in astrophysics you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

The list you're viewing has a variety of people, like Carl Sagan and Neil deGrasse Tyson, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were astrophysics majors?" and "Which famous people studied astrophysics?"
Carl Sagan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Astrophysics
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Carl Sagan appeared in the 2012 documentary film Beyond Expression Bright. ...more

Age: Died at 62 (1934-1996)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Physicist, Novelist, Scientist, Author, Writer, + more

Credits: Contact, Cosmos, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, The Earth Day Special

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Neil deGrasse Tyson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Astrophysics
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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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Alessio Piccioli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Astrophysics
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Mi chiamo Alessio Piccioli, ho 39 anni (in realtà ne compio 40 tra poco… proprio il giorno delle elezioni). Abito a Pisa da ormai più di vent’anni: ho studiato Fisica prima come studente universitario poi come ricercatore precario. Stanco dell’ambiente della ricerca italiana assieme ad altri 7 amici ...more

Age: 43

Birthplace: Verbania, Italy

Profession: Entrepreneur

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Jeffrey A. Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Astrophysics
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Jeffrey Alan Hoffman, Ph.D. is an American former NASA astronaut and currently a professor of aeronautics and astronautics at MIT. Hoffman made five flights as a space shuttle astronaut, including the first mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope in 1993, when the orbiting telescope's flawed ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Astrophysicist, Professor, Astronaut, Scientist

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