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Franck Marchis
Works at SETI Institute
Attended Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
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A beautiful 4-min video on ALMA, the ESO sub-millimeter telescope array which could help us find our soul.
Using the ALMA telescope in Chile, scientists are hoping to decode the secrets of the origins of the cosmos
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Stunning exoplanet images and spectra from the first year of science operations with the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI) were featured today in a press conference at the 225th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in Seattle, Washington. 
http://www.gemini.edu/node/12314
Figure 1. GPI imaging of the planetary system HR 8799 in K band, showing 3 of the 4 planets. (Planet b is outside the field of view shown here, off to the left.) These data were obtained on November 17, 2013 during the first week of operation of GPI and in relatively challenging weather ...
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Airbus will deliver today its first A350 to Qatar Airline at Blagnac, France. A new airplane is born.
http://www.a350xwb.com/delivery/qatar-airways/
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No,I'm not Santa:)~
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The amazing 28-month journey of NASA Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars. Beautiful interactive piece by the NYtimes http://buff.ly/1Ad7y34
NASA’s Curiosity rover has found evidence of lakes and streams on a warmer, wetter, habitable Mars.
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Don't miss it! Wanderers - a stunning short film by Erik Wernquist about a far but likely future in space exploration http://buff.ly/1ypgK4o
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CERN Council selected the Italian physicist, Dr Fabiola Gianotti (also known for announcing the discovery of the Higgs Boson with ATLAS in Comic Sans), as the Organization’s next Director-General. http://buff.ly/1utPZww 
At its 173rd Closed Session today, CERN Council selected the Italian physicist, Dr Fabiola Gianotti, as the Organization’s next Director-General. The appointment will be formalised at the December session of Council, and Dr Gianotti’s mandate will begin on 1 January 2016 and run for a period of five years. Council rapidly converged in favour of Dr Gianotti.
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Find out about @SolarAid's audacious plan to eradicate the kerosene lamp by 2020. Donate & Share http://buff.ly/1zP1YHy
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Right now in your sky. Comet C/2014Q2 Lovejoy taken by Gerald Rhemann on December 23, 2014 @ Farm Tivoli, Namibia, SW-Africa http://spaceweathergallery.com/indiv_upload.php?upload_id=106022&PHPSESSID=4negk3ntu2gmc3tta7601n3875
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The view from the window of the #Orion spacecraft. Watch live: http://t.co/yv3eC2OSSz http://t.co/D0ebkd7qpu
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Last night Japan launched Hayabusa 2, a probe to explore and bring back samples of a Primitive asteroid https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9TwlwZobc4
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ALMA iconic image of HL Tauri reveals extraordinarily fine detail of infant planetary system.
This image that will keep theorists busy for years illustrates as well the potential of ALMA in full configuration (baseline of 16 km). This is why more than 20 nations put together several hundred million of dollars to build this array of antenna on the top of Chajnator in Chile. http://buff.ly/1uB6Ld2
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My eyes had until now only seen this in simulation...  This is thrilling to behold.
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Why do we go to space? An appropriate cartoon for today's mood and thoughts
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Planetary Astronomer
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  • SETI Institute
    Planetary Astronomer, 2007 - present
  • UC Berkeley
    Assistant researcher, 2003 - 2011
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San Francisco - Santiago - Mexico - Paris - Toulouse - Caen - Albi - London
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Planetary Astronomer and dad, love my work, try to make the best of my life
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Have twin boys, speak 3.5 languages
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  • Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
    Mathematics and Physics, 1992 - 1996
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