Monthly Archives: May 2017

JWST, an artwork by Caroline Corbasson

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One of the art piece made by Caroline Corbasson has reached the Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille. This master piece inspired by the segmented telescopes, is part of a set of 12 items, and is named after the future large space telescope to be launched in fall 2018, the James Webb Space Telescope. The JWST has a segmented primary mirror made… Read more »

MERAC prize and CNRS Bronze Medal

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Two prizes won in 2017, for early career achievements: The MERAC prize for New technologies delivered by the European Astronomical Society; The Bronze Medal delivered by the CNRS. The Medal ceremony was held in Marseille in October 2017. The MERAC prize ceremony was held in Prague during the EAS symposium in June.