Bernard Pierre FORT

Born 24 July 1942

 fort@iap.fr

Tel: 00 33 1 44 32 80 16 / 80 69


Position

Directeur de Recherche CNRS
Directeur de l'Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris

Successive Research Interests:

1966 -1976 : Sun / Space Research

Study of the solar corona with stratospheric coronographs, iron abundances,
structure of the coronal magnetic fields

1977-1982: Stars and Galaxies

Coronagraphic observations of stellar atmospheres
Observations of shells around elliptical galaxies
CCD developments for astronomical imagery
CCD observations of distant clusters of galaxies

1983-1996: Observational Cosmology

Arcs in clusters of galaxies
Stong lensing and weak lensing in clusters of galaxies
Dark Matter distribution

1997-2000: Galaxy and observational Cosmology

Dust in galaxy and clusters
Shear around distant radiosources
Gravitational telescope study of distant galaxies
Curvature tests from strong and weak gravitational lensing


Last modified: 07/26/2000