Franck Marchis

November 20, 2009

Remote observations of a divorced binary asteroid

I am observing today.. again are you thinking? You are right, I am spending way to much time in a control room of a telescope, but […]
November 12, 2009

400 years of telescope – Les 400 ans du telescope!

Last April, I mentioned in this post this interesting cinematic documentary named “400 years of Telescope” produced and directed by Kris Koenig, written by Donald Goldsmith, Ph.D. , […]
November 10, 2009

An update about the LCROSS mission

Last June, I mentioned the LCROSS mission which was aimed at impacting the surface of the Moon. 113 days after its journey, this event indeed happened […]
November 10, 2009

Q&A about the soft money position

A few weeks ago I discussed my professional status as a soft-money researcher. I got a list of questions from one of my readers. I posted […]
October 29, 2009

Undergraduate students, our research needs you!

If you are an under-graduate student at UC-berkeley or in the area, and if you have interest in astronomy, you should know that a lot of […]
October 21, 2009

Stellar Occultations of Minerva and its satellites – prediction of the paths

I mentioned in my previous post that (93) Minerva will occult several stars in October and November. These observations could be interesting because they will give […]
October 17, 2009

Galilean Night at UC-Berkeley

I am forwarding on this blog an email fron Steve Croft that was sent to our public list of the astronomy department at UC-Berkeley. Our department […]
October 15, 2009

Adopt a scientist program – The story in the news

Hello, In my previous post, I mentioned the “adopt-a-scientist” program of the SETI Institute which offers individual to sponsor the research of any SETI researchers. Apparently […]
October 13, 2009

Triple Asteroid (93) Minerva and future stellar occultations

Hello, Well I have not been very active on this blog for a month, I hope I did not disappoint you. The past 3 weeks have […]