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    Prof. Didier Queloz at Futurist of The Year 2024 Congress

    Renowned astronomer Prof. Didier Queloz, Nobel laureate, will grace the Futurist of The Year 2024 Congress. As a pioneer in exoplanet research, his lecture, “Revolutionizing Exoplanets: Following in the Footsteps of Copernicus,” promises to delve into the impact of astronomical discoveries on our cosmic understanding.

    A Trailblazer in Astronomy

    Born in 1966 in Switzerland, Prof. Queloz’s journey led to groundbreaking discoveries. Collaborating with Michel Mayor in 1995, they identified the first exoplanet orbiting a distant star. This seminal moment sparked the exoplanet revolution, reshaping astronomy.

    Unveiling Cosmic Wonders

    With a focus on Earth-like exoplanets and extraterrestrial life, Prof. Queloz’s research has unveiled hundreds of worlds beyond our solar system. His innovative techniques earned him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2019, recognizing his pivotal contributions to astrophysics.

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