Jean-Pierre Luminet

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Jean-Pierre Luminet, 2004

Jean-Pierre Luminet (born 1951) is a French astrophysicist, writer and poet, specialized in black holes and cosmology. He works as research director for the CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique), and is a member of the Laboratoire Univers et Théories (LUTH) of the observatory of Paris-Meudon. He also serves on the Astronomical Review Editorial Board.

The asteroid 5523 Luminet, was named after him [1].


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