Georges Meynet

Observatoire de Genève
Department of Astronomy of Geneva University
51 chemin des Maillettes
1290 Sauverny
Switzerland

Phone: +41 22 379 23 98
Email: georgesmeynetunigech
Personal website: https://obswww.unige.ch/Recherche/evol/Prof-Georges-Meynet
Organization website: http://www.unige.ch/sciences/astro/

NCA adherence: Switzerland

Last updated:
April 22, 2020

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 35 Stellar Constitution (2003-2006)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 35 Stellar Constitution (2000-2003)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission 35 Stellar Constitution (1997-2000)
  • Past Member of Commission 35 Stellar Constitution (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Division IV Stars (until 2012)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.2 - Extraterrestrial intelligence, 1.3 - History and philosophy of astronomy, 1.6 - Astronomy Education, 1.8 - Communicating Astronomy with the Public, 1.9 - Astronomy outreach
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.2 - Astrobiology, 2.4 - Acceleration of particles, 2.5 - Accretion, accretion disks, 2.9 - Black hole physics, 2.28 - Radiative transfer
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.10 - Telescopes: optical, 3.13 - Interferometry
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.1 - Astronomical databases: miscellaneous, 4.2 - Atlases, 4.3 - Catalogs
5 - Astrometry and celestial mechanics: 5.1 - Astrometry, 5.7 - Proper motions
6 - The Sun: 6.7 - Sun: evolution, 6.17 - Sun: interior, 6.18 - Sun: magnetic fields, 6.19 - Sun: oscillations, 6.25 - Sun: solar wind
7 - Planetary systems: 7.14 - Exoplanets
8 - Stars: 8.1 - Stars: abundances, 8.4 - Stars: binaries, 8.10 - Stars: formation, 8.11 - Stars: evolution, 8.24 - Stars: mass-loss
9 - Interstellar medium (ISM), nebulae: 9.1 - ISM: abundances, 9.3 - ISM: bubbles, 9.5 - ISM: cosmic rays, 9.7 - ISM: evolution, 9.17 - ISM: supernova remnants
10 - The Galaxy: 10.2 - Galaxy: bulge, 10.8 - Galaxy: general, 10.9 - Galaxy: globular clusters: general, 10.11 - Galaxy: halo, 10.16 - Galaxy: solar neighborhood
11 - Galaxies: 11.7 - Galaxies: dwarf, 11.9 - Galaxies: evolution, 11.10 - Galaxies: formation, 11.13 - Galaxies: halos, 11.14 - Galaxies: high-redshift
12 - Cosmology: 12.4 - Cosmology: observations, 12.6 - Cosmology: dark matter, 12.10 - Cosmology: early Universe, 12.11 - Cosmology: large-scale structure of Universe, 12.14 - Cosmology: primordial nucleosynthesis

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