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Hello ! I recently started my first postdoc in astrophysics at Unige. My main research interests are observational cosmology and artificial intelligence. I also play the euphonium and teach astronomy.

I'll be in Lausanne February 4-5 to give a talk about combining machine learning and template fitting to determine galactic redshifts for the upcoming Euclid mission.

Young researchers like their job but performance metrics (e.g number of publications) are taking a toll on their mental health.

nature.com/articles/d41586-019

The observatory from which peg 51b was discovered was about to be closed in the 90s, because it wasn't "profitable" enough. Mayor was refused funding for his exoplanet detection idea.

Discovering the first exoplanet was a game changer. But making such discoveries isn't possible if you let capitalism decide which research gets funded and which does not.

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Currently reading a cosmology book from 2000. It's funny to see everything that has changed in the last 20 years. And some people still say nothing new is found in physics anymore!

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Hello ! I recently started my first postdoc in astrophysics at Unige. My main research interests are observational cosmology and artificial intelligence. I also play the euphonium and teach astronomy.

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