Georges Courtès#


Georges Courtès
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Membership Number:455
Membership type:ORDINARY
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Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:gcourtes
Elected:1989
Homepage:http://www.academie-sciences.fr/fr/Liste-des-membres-de-l-Academie-des-sciences-/-C/georges-courtes.html



Present and Previous Positions
  • 1964-1984 Founder and Director of Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille
  • 1962 Assistant Astronomer at the Observatory of Marseille
  • 1959 Research Fellow at the CNRS
  • 1958 Doctor of Physical Sciences
  • 1950 Assistant Astronomer at the Observatory of Marseille
  • 1949 Assistant at the Observatoire de Marseille

Fields of Scholarship
  • Space astronomy
  • Spectroscopy in astrophysics

Honours and Awards
  • Member of the Société astronomique de France
  • Member of the Société de physique (membre du Conseil scientifique de 1973 à 1976)
  • Member of the Academia Europaea (1989)
  • Member of the Académie internationale d’astronautique (1987)
  • Member of the Académie nationale de l’air et de l’espace (1984)
  • Docteur Honoris causa de l’université de Genève (1991)
  • Member of the Union internationale astronomique
  • Isaac Roberts Prize (1952)
  • Antoinette Janssen Prize (1958)
  • Deslandres Prize (1970)
  • Officier de la Légion d’honneur
  • Commandeur de l’Ordre national du mérite
  • Commandeur des palmes académiques


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