The CNRS today awards its 2020 gold medal to Françoise Combes, professor at the Collège de France, known for her research on galaxies and dark matter. Futura, who turns 20, is preparing a surprise for you for September 15 with the brilliant astrophysicist.
Our sincere congratulations to the astrophysicistwhich receives today, Tuesday September 7, 2021, the . The ceremony, a year ago, had been postponed due to the from . A pioneer in astrochemistry in the interstellar medium, the professor at the Collège de France, researcher at the Paris Observatory, continues her work on , and in particular the tireless hunt for the enigmatic .
A great explorer of the cosmos and galaxy specialist, Françoise Combes received the 2020 CNRS gold medal. © CNRS, YouTube
A special day for Futura’s 20th anniversary
Faithful to Futura since its beginnings 20 years ago, Françoise Combes was kind enough to respond to our invitation to be editor-in-chief for a day. It will be on September 15 with, among other things, an editorial signed by the astrophysicist, her testimony, her, items she ordered from us, and many other surprises. Our editorial specialists, and , took part in the game and delivered two exclusive articles for you to read next week. Knowing her favorite subjects and the talent she deploys to speak to as many people as possible, you can be sure that this special edition will delight you.
Don’t miss this unprecedented meeting with the brilliant Françoise Combes on Wednesday September 15, from 8 a.m.
The series of “Visiting Scientist Editors” will continue until the end of this year with other leading scientists. But shhh … we won’t tell you more about it yet.