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Didier Queloz (Nobel Prize in Physics 2019), photo taken one hour after Didier Queloz was informed he had been awarded the Nobel Prize. Credit: Nick Saffell. Copyright University of Cambridge

Didier Queloz, Nobel Prize in Physics 2019, on exoplanets and extraterrestrial life, 6 Nov 2020

Didier Queloz was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 for “the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star”

All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome

On Friday 6 November 2020 at 7pm we will meet in central Tokyo.

Professor Didier Queloz, the most recent Trinity Fellow to be awarded the Nobel Prize, has very generously agreed to hold a video discussion with us.

Didier is astronomer, and has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 for “the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star”

If you like to ask Professor Didier Queloz questions during our video discussions, best would be if you prepare the questions beforehand, so I can moderate the discussion to make the best use of Didier’s time.

This and our other discussions are published on Trinity in Japan’s YouTube channel

On Friday 6 November 2020 we will meet as follows:

  • 7pm- please arrive before 7pm, so that we can start the video discussion on time
  • 7:15pm – 8:15pm video discussion with Professor Didier Queloz
  • 8:15pm – 10:15pm dinner
  • nijikai

Cost of this meeting will be YEN 10,000 including Kaiseki banquet-style dinner and unlimited drinks from a fixed list, nijikai is extra. We will meet in central Tokyo.

Registration and prepayment until Friday 30 October 2020. I will send location details and account details for prepayment to those who register.

Given the Covid-19 situation we will follow all Government and restaurant rules on hygiene. If the situation changes and it becomes necessary to postpone I will notify those who have registered.

About Didier Queloz:

  3. Didier Queloz, Nobel Lecture: 51 Pegasi b and the exoplanet revolution,

To register

If you are Trinity College Cambridge Fellow or member living in or visiting Japan please join us. To register, or for any enquiries contact us here:

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