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astronomer , researcher

Daniel Georges Benest, French astronomer, researcher. Recipient 3 International awards, 1988. Member Society Française des Spécialistes d'Astronomie (council), International Astronomical Union, Planetary Society.

Background

Benest, Daniel Georges was born on January 13, 1946 in Suresnes, France. Son of Emile Louis and Henriette (Sénéchal) Benest.

Education

Master in Physics, University Orsay, Paris, 1969. Diploma of Advanced Studies, University Nice, France, 1970. Doctor 3d Cycle, University Nice, France, 1972.

Doctor of Science, University Nice, France, 1978.

Career

Researcher trainee, Center National de la Recherche Scientifique, Nice, 1972-1973; researcher attaché, Center National de la Recherche Scientifique, Nice, 1973-1980; assistant researcher, Center National de la Recherche Scientifique, Nice, since 1981. Member county Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur, Nice, 1991-1995, Association pour Development International Observatoire de Nice, since 1983, vice president, 1988-1996.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Ice in the Solar System, 1985, Modern Methods in Celestial Mechanics, 1990, Interrelations Between Physics and Dynamics for Minor Bodies in the Solar System, 1992, An Introduction to Methods of Complex Analysis and Geometry for Classical Mechanics and Non-Linear Waves, 1994, Chaos and Diffusion in Hamiltonian Systems, 1995. Author: Les Planèts, 1996.

Membership

Recipient 3 International awards, 1988. Member Society Française des Spécialistes d'Astronomie (council), International Astronomical Union, Planetary Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: popularisation of astronomy.

Connections

Married Yvette Piggio, July 12, 1972. Children: Claire, Marianne, Jean-François, Véronique.

father:
Emile Louis Benest

mother:
Henriette (Sénéchal) Benest

spouse:
Yvette Piggio

children:
Jean-François Benest

Véronique Benest

Claire Benest

Marianne Benest