Franck Marchis

January 24, 2018

406 stars observed with GPI

In November 2014 we set out to observe 600 young, nearby stars with the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI) and the Gemini South telescope. Three years later, […]
November 30, 2015

Extreme Solar Systems Featured in Online Press Conference

Announcement from the AAS The American Astronomical Society (AAS) will convene an online press conference on Tuesday, 1 December, featuring exciting new results on exoplanets from […]
November 12, 2015

Gemini Planet Imager Exoplanet Survey — One Year Into The Survey

Thursday, November 12 2015 – 9:00 am, PST AAS/SETI Institute press release presented at the DPS 2015 at National Harbor, MD, USA The Gemini Planet Imager Exoplanet Survey […]
January 7, 2015

The Gemini Planet Imager Produces Stunning Observations In Its First Year

Gemini Observatory Media Advisory For release at the American Astronomical Society meeting press confer-ence January 6, 2015, 10:15am (PST) Publication-quality images available at: THE GEMINI […]
July 11, 2014

SPIE Montreal for the GPI team: work, social event and a landslide of papers

Hello all, It was an important week for the Gemini Planet Imager Consortium. Several of us met at SPIE Astro in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to present […]
June 30, 2014

Gemini Observatory reveals the GPI programs selected for 2014B

Some news from Gemini Observatory, Gemini Observatory has revealed the list of observing proposals scheduled in 2014B (the second half of 2014)  that will use the […]
April 26, 2014

Characterizing the exoplanet HD 95086b with GPI.

Another week and yet another article based on GPI data has been accepted for publication. A team led by a European astronomer has analyzed observations of […]
April 4, 2014

The orbit of the exoplanet Beta Pictoris b – The first peer-reviewed article with GPI

Following our very successful first light observing runs in late 2013, the first publication based on Gemini Planet Imager observations is now complete!  It has been […]
February 8, 2014

GPI Technology: Gemini Planet Imager Adaptive Optics uses Boston Micromachines MEMS deformable mirror

Adapted from Boston Micromachines Corporation press release CAMBRIDGE, MA–(Marketwired – Feb 3, 2014) – Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC), a leading provider of MEMS-based deformable mirror (DM) products, adaptive […]