2019 Nobel Physics Prize: Searching for New Planets
Maths. Dept. Room Sousa Pinto
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.