François Schweizer

François Schweizer

Carnegie Institution for Science
Carnegie Observatories
813 Santa Barbara Street
Pasadena CA 91101-1232
California (CA)
United States

Phone: +1 626 304 0254
Organization website: http://obs.carnegiescience.edu

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
December 20, 2018

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past Member of Division VII Galactic System (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Division VIII Galaxies & the Universe (until 2012)
  • Past Member of Commission 28 Galaxies (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Cross-Division D-J Commission Supermassive Black Holes, Feedback and Galaxy Evolution (2015-2017)
  • Past Member of Commission 37 Star Clusters & Associations (until 2015)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.3 - History and philosophy of astronomy, 1.4 - Miscellaneous, 1.5 - Publications, bibliography
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.17 - Lines
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.3 - Instrumentation, 3.5 - Methods, 3.10 - Telescopes: optical
5 - Astrometry and celestial mechanics: 5.1 - Astrometry, 5.2 - Celestial mechanics, 5.8 - Reference systems
7 - Planetary systems: 7.8 - Minor planets, asteroids, 7.10 - Planets and satellites:
8 - Stars: 8.1 - Stars: abundances, 8.11 - Stars: evolution, 8.15 - Stars: Hertzsprung-Russell and C-M diagrams, 8.26 - Stars: novae, cataclysmic variables, 8.37 - Stars: supernovae
9 - Interstellar medium (ISM), nebulae: 9.1 - ISM: abundances, 9.6 - ISM: dust, extinction, 9.12 - ISM: kinematics and dynamics, 9.15 - ISM: molecules, 9.17 - ISM: supernova remnants
10 - The Galaxy: 10.3 - Galaxy: center, 10.6 - Galaxy: formation, 10.9 - Galaxy: globular clusters: general, 10.18 - Galaxy: structure
11 - Galaxies: 11.9 - Galaxies: evolution, 11.15 - Galaxies: interactions, 11.20 - Galaxies: kinematics and dynamics, 11.32 - Galaxies: star clusters, 11.37 - Galaxies: structure
12 - Cosmology: 12.6 - Cosmology: dark matter, 12.9 - Cosmology: distance scale

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