SPIRou : un SpectroPolarimètre Infra-Rouge pour découvrir de nouveaux mondes habitables et étudier la naissance des étoiles et des planètes

Odd planet, so far from its star…

An international team led by Université de Montréal researchers has discovered and photographed a new planet 155 light years from our solar system. A gas giant has been added to the short list of exoplanets discovered…

After the Canadarm, the Canadeyes for the future Webb Telescope

  Cutting-edge Canadian space technology directed by Université de Montréal’s René Doyon Two instruments whose development was led by by the University of Montreal’s Professor René Doyon, known by the acronyms NIRISS and FGS, will be…

World’s Most Powerful Planet Finder Turns its Eye to the Sky

After nearly a decade of development, construction, and testing, the world’s most advanced instrument for directly imaging and analyzing planets around other stars is pointing skyward and collecting light from distant worlds. The instrument, called the…