Franck Marchis

April 13, 2010

Life at the SETI Institute: Meet myself :)

NB: I found this post in my draft mailbox. I apparently never published it (written in Jan 2010) Hello dear readers, I am still working on […]
March 31, 2010

Telescope Time for 2010B – Spring is back!

Well, like last year the month of March is characterized by a drop in my Blog posting. I should remind those who are not astronomers that […]
March 4, 2010

The E-ELT will be in Chile at the Cerro Armazones?

Hello, An interesting news was released today by the European Southern Observatory (ESO), the international organization where I used to work in Chile. The E-ELT Site […]
February 24, 2010

SETI 25th Anniversary 3/6: life – what, where, how, when?

This is definitely the banner for which I am the least qualified to write about since I am not a biologist. It is, however a very […]
February 23, 2010

SETI Institute Anniversary 2/6: Its Majesty Mars: the Red Planet

If you are lucky and the sky is clear tonight, search for a red bright object in the Cancri constellation (Cancer), not too far from the […]
February 19, 2010

SETI Institute Anniversary 1/6: The Milky Way Galaxy

It is getting more and more difficult to find a dark place, without night pollution and far from the smog of the cities, to be able […]
February 18, 2010

Foggy day & Foggy mind – SETI Anniversary Colloquium

Today I was not sure I will find my office at UC-Berkeley. As you can see on this picture it was not an easy task and […]
February 14, 2010

A discussion about the US Space Science Budget (FY 2011 and beyond)

A few days ago, the Obama administration revealed the requested budget for FY 2011 which includes the budget for federal agencies such as NASA and NSF. […]
February 4, 2010

Back from the European snow – Darwin day celebration at Stanford

Hello, I am back from a long trip in Europe where I visited my collaborators at the IMCCE and at the Observatoire de Paris-Meudon. I took […]