GEPI

From instrumental design
to scientific exploitation

An unexpected excess of hot Jupiters within a star cluster

[fr]Une équipe scientifique internationale à laquelle contribue un chercheur CNRS de l’Observatoire de Paris établit une statistique originale : l’amas d’étoiles Messier 67, contiendrait bien plus de planètes de type « Jupiter chaud » qu’attendu. Cet excès de Jupiter chauds pourrait s’expliquer par la densité stellaire d’un amas. Ce résultat fait l’objet d’un article paru dans la revue Astronomy and Astrophysics, en date du 17 juin 2016.[en]An international team of scientists, which includes a CNRS scientist... Read more

Scientific Pole

The Scientific Pole tackles several research themes, all of them strongly focused on galay formation and evolution. These range from the Milky Way to the highest redshift galaxies. The studies carried out at GEPI are firmly anchored on the observations and their interpretation, accompanied by a...

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Instrumental Pole

The Instrumental Pole is charged with the definition, design, and realization of large instrumental projects for both ground-based and space-borne astronomy, within the framework of international collaborations; it has associated Research and Development (R&D) activities in support of these...

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