The dishevelled enthusiast Sir Patrick Moore gave many of us a love of astronomy, waxing lyrical on the wonders of outer space on the BBC’s The Sky at(...)

Brian May  performs onstage during the MTV Europe Music Awards 2011 live show at the Odyssey Arena  in Belfast. Photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

Long before he became a star, Brian May was a stargazer. As a child he was inspired by Patrick Moore’s The (...)