In The News

2011

2011 - 10 - 06 : Hidden Alien Planets Discovered in Old Hubble Telescope Data

2011 - 04 - 20 : What do Barack Obama and David Lafrenière have in common? (French)

2011 - 03 - 30 : Physicists receive Quebec's Médaille d'honneur de l'Assemblée nationale (French)

2011 - 03 - 29 : The astronomers René Doyon and David Lafrenière are the recipient of the Honor medal of the Québec Parliament.

2010

2010 - 10 - 16 : In search of a distant Earth twin planet (French)

2010 - 09 - 08 : Guiding Light: The Canadian Space Agency “Eyes” Hubble’s Successor come from the CRAQ

2010 - 06 - 29 :  Planet and star are indeed moving together

2010 - 06 - 29 : An astrophysicist from UdeM is the first one to take an image of an extrasolar planet (French)

2010 - 06 - 01 :
René Doyon, David Lafrenière and Christian Marois recieve CRSNG's presitigious John-C.-Polanyi award (French)

2010 - 01 - 11 : New summits for the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic

2009

2009 - 10 - 28 : The OMM offers new services to international and national community of professional astronomers.

2009 - 06 - 12 : Fundings for the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic

2009 - 04 - 06 : Towards a definitive termination of activities at the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic ?

2009 - 01 - 21 : A trio of astrophysicians rewarded (French)

2008

2008 -11 - 17 : A first direct observation of extrasolar planets !

2008 - 11 - 13 : An international team of astrophysicists takes the first image of a new planetary system (French)

2008 - 11 - 13 : Fuzzy photos taken of planets outside solar system

2008 - 11 - 13 : First direct imaging of an extrasolar system (French)

2008 - 09 - 26 : DIrect observation of an exoplanet (French)

2008 - 04 - 21 : The astronomical observatory at Mont-Mégantic has been running for 30 years ! (French)

2007

2007 - 11 - 12 : The Gemini Deep Planet Survey (GDPS) - First Results (French)

2007 - 10 - 28 : An international sanctuary for starry sky (French)