Now 53 years old, Russell has a pale, pudgy face and speaks softly, in a Southern accent.
I left to head downtown, to Russell Simmons's party and then to the Huffington Post ball.
The year before, Russell blasted Barack Obama for saying that troops should be withdrawn from Iraq.
American astronomer who studied binary stars and developed methods to calculate their mass and distances. Working independently of Ejnar Hertzsprung, Russell also demonstrated the relationship between types of stars and their absolute magnitude. This correlation is now known as the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram.