Tom Boles

Tom Boles

Author, Astronomer, Novelist, Supernovae Discoverer

United Kingdom


Tom Boles is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and a past President of the British Astronomical Association. He has discovered more supernovae (exploding stars) than any other individual. For his contribution to astronomy, he was awarded the Merlin Medal and the Walter Goodacre Award. The International Astronomical Union has named main belt asteroid 7648 Tomboles in his honour. His first novel, DARK ENERGY, was published in 2021. He has since published SHADES of WHITE and Murder comes by LIMO.

Awards & Honors

The Merlin Medal and the Walter Goodacre Award

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