2019 Nobel Physics Prize: Searching for New Planets

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Maths. Dept. Room Sousa Pinto
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Alexandre Correia (U. Coimbra)
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 was awarded in one half to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz "for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star". In this talk we will review mankind long quest for new worlds and present the exciting discoveries that lead to this year Nobel prize.