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Archie Roy

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Full Name: Archibald Edminston Roy
Born: June 24, 1924
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
Died: December 27, 2012
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Occupation: Professor of Astronomy, Writer
Nationality: Scottish


Professor Archie Edmiston Roy, was educated at Hillhead High School and the University of Glasgow.

Professor Roy was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Royal Astronomical Society, and the British Interplanetary Society. He was also a Member and past President of the Society for Psychical Research and Founding President of The Scottish Society for Psychical Research.

The asteroid (5806) Archieroy is named after him, with a registration in the IAU's Minor planet center. He was also elected a member of the European Academy of Arts, Sciences and the Humanities. He was a Patron of the Churches Fellowship (Scotland) for Psychical and Spiritual Studies and a member of the Scientific and Medical Network. Archie Roy conducted research in astrodynamics, celestial mechanics, archaeoastronomy, psychical research, and neural networks.

In addition Roy has published 20 books, six of them novels, some 70 scientific papers and scores of articles. His books have been published in the United Kingdom, United States, France, Russia, Italy and India.

In 2004 he was awarded the Myers Memorial Medal for outstanding contributions to psychical research by the Society for Psychical Research.

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