|Birthname||Antoine Émile Henry Labeyrie|
|born on||12 May 1943 at 07:45 (= 07:45 AM )|
|Place||Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20|
|Timezone||CEST h2e (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||20°38' 18°46 Asc. 17°40'|
French astronomer and since 1991 has held the "Observational astrophysics" chair at the Collège de France.
He is currently working on what he calls a "Hypertelescope", an extremely large astronomical interferometer with spherical geometry that might theoretically show features on Earth-like worlds around other suns.
The main-belt asteroid 8788 Labeyrie (1978 VP2) is named in honor of Antoine Émile Henry Labeyrie and Catherine Labeyrie.
He was awarded the The Benjamin Franklin Medal in 2000.
- Work : Prize 2000 (Benjamin Franklin Medal)
Didier Geslain archive, 'sciences' pdf file, p. 44.
- Vocation : Science : Astronomy
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Benjamin Franklin Medal)