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astronomer

Fransoise Marie Combes, French astronomer. Recipient International Business Machines Corporation prize in physics, 1986, Petit Ormoy prize Academy of Sciences, 1993. Member American Astronomical Society, International Astronomical Union, European Astronomical Society.

Background

Combes, Fransoise Marie was born on August 12, 1952 in Montpellier, France. Son of André and Aline (Gely) Combes.

Education

Physician diploma, 1973. Physician agregation, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Paris, 1980.

Career

Assistant professor Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, 1975-1978, associate professor, 1978-1983, director physician lab, 1985-1989. Professor University Paris, 1983-1985. Astronomer Observatoire de Paris, since 1989.

Author: Galaxies and Cosmology, 1991. Editor: Dynamics of Galaxies and Molecular Clouds, 1991. Also articles.

Membership

Member American Astronomical Society, International Astronomical Union, European Astronomical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting.

Connections

Married Denis Bottaro, March 25, 1978. Children: Bottaro André, Thierry.

father:
André Combes

mother:
Aline (Gely) Combes

spouse:
Denis Bottaro

children:
Bottaro André Combes

Thierry. Sylvain Combes