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Career notes

My New Book, Life Beyond Earth: The Search for Habitable Worlds in the Universe

By A. Coustenis and Th. Encrenaz Cambridge University Press It all started with Therese and I getting interested in exoplanets, the (still) new field in astronomy dealing with the planets discovered (about 1000 by now) around other stars than our Sun. And ...

About Athena Coustenis

  Athena Coustenis was born in Athens, Greece and grew up in a garden suburb by the Saronic Bay before moving to France where she earned two Masters degrees and one PhD in Astronomy and Space Techniques (she started another PhD ...

The job of being an astronomer

  How does one become an astronomer?   What is it like in every day life once you’ve finished your studies and managed to get a job as a researcher in this field?   I recently contributed to a short movie by O. Borderie, @tmosphere ...