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Mayor, M. (Michel)

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Works: 199 works in 325 publications in 6 languages and 1,932 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, 956, Opponent, Interviewee
Classifications: QB820, 523.24
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Publications about M Mayor
Publications by M Mayor
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Most widely held works by M Mayor
New worlds in the cosmos : the discovery of exoplanets by M Mayor( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
"With the discovery in 1995 of the first planet orbiting another ordinary star, we know that planets are not unique to our own Solar System. For centuries, humanity has wondered whether we are alone in the Universe. We are now finally one step closer to knowing the answer. The quest for exoplanets is an exciting one, because it holds the possibility that one day we might find life elsewhere in the Universe, born in the light of another sun. Written from the perspective of a key player in the scientific adventure, this account describes the development of the modern observing technique that has enabled astronomers to find so many planets orbiting around other stars. It reveals the wealth of new planets that have now been discovered outside our Solar System, and what this means in terms of finding other life in the Universe."--Jacket
Binaries as tracers of stellar formation ( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Active galactic nuclei by Roger D Blandford( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Starting with this volume, the Lecture Notes of the renowned Advanced Courses of the Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy will be published annually. In each course, three extensive lectures given by leading experts in their respective fields cover different and essential aspects of the subject. The 20th course, held at Les Diablerets in April 1990, dealt with current research on active galactic nuclei; it represents the most up-to-date views on the subject, presented with particular regard for clarity. The previous courses considered a wide variety of subjects, beginning with "Theory of Stellar Athmospheres" in 1971 and ending with "The Milky Way as a Galaxy" in 1989. The Lecture Notes of these Saas-Fee Courses appeared as publications of the Geneva Observatory, from which they can still be ordered (chemin des Maillettes 51, CH-1290 Sauverny, Switzerland)
Chemical and dynamical evolution of our galaxy : proceedings of the IAU Colloquium No 45 held at the Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland, September 7-9, 1977 by International Astronomical Union( Book )
11 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Galaxies by Kenneth C Freeman( Book )
10 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Les nouveaux mondes du cosmos : à la découverte des exoplanètes by M Mayor( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Un bon aperçu de la quête des exoplanètes (en dehors du système solaire) dont plus de cinquante ont été détectées en moins de cinq ans. [SDM]
Large scale structures in the universe : Seventeenth Advanced Course of the Swiss Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics by A. C Fabian( Book )
9 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Nanotechnology : assessment and perspectives by Harald Brune( file )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
"The book is addressing decision makers in relevant sectors of society like politics, research and industry. It will also be of high value to media representatives, academic staff and students willing to look beyond the borders of their very subjects as well as to the interested public."--Jacket
High resolution in astronomy : fifteenth advanced course of the Swiss Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics (member society of the Swiss National Academy of Science) by R. S Booth( Book )
9 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and German and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Höchstintegrierte molekularelektronische Speicherbausteine Ergebnisbericht zum BMBF-Verbundforschungsvorhaben 13N8360 (MOLMEM) by M Mayor( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Essais d'interprétation des propriétés cinématiques des étoiles proches : Relation possible avec la structure galactique spirale by M Mayor( Book )
10 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in French and Undetermined and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Planetary systems and planets in systems ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Los nuevos mundos del cosmos : en busca de exoplanetas by M Mayor( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Planètes et naines brunes autour d'étoiles chaudes by Franck Galland( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
In the frame of the search for extrasolar planets, this thesis innovates and focuses on the search for extrasolar planets and brown dwarfs around A and F dwarf stars, hotter than these stars. I developped a new method for radial velocity measurements, that I tested and applied in the frame of a survey with the spectrographs ELODIE and HARPS, which lead at the moment to the detection of two planets and one brown dwarf, and to numerous candidates. I also developped diagnostics of the presence of pulsations and activity modifiyng the stellar surface and the radial velocities measured. Besides, I also performed this search with another method, the direct imaging at high angular resolution, complementary to the radial velocity method, using the instruments PUEO and NACO. The candidate companions detected have to be confirmed. This search will allow to characterize planets and brown dwarfs around A and F-type stars, and the impact of the stellar mass ont the formation processes
Charles Secrétan by M Mayor( Book )
3 editions published in 1942 in French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Radial velocity measurements of a sample of northern metal-deficient stars by G Jasniewicz( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Spectroscopic orbit for a very metal-deficient star, the subdwarf BD+13° 3683 by G Jasniewicz( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Mayor, M.
Mayor, M. (Michel)
Mayor, Michel
Michel Mayor astronomo svizzero
Michel Mayor Schweizer Astronom
Michel Mayor schweizisk astronom
Michel Mayor sveitsisk astronom
Michel Mayor Swiss astrophysicist
Michel Mayor Zwitsers astronoom
Μισέλ Μαγιόρ
Μισέλ Μαγιόρ Ελβετός αστροφυσικός
Майор, Мишель
Мішель Майор
മൈക്കെൽ മേയർ സ്വിസ് ജ്യോതിർഭൗതികശാസ്ത്രജ്ഞൻ
มิเชล เมเยอร์
ミシェル・マイヨール
米歇爾·麥耶
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