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Geoffrey W. Marcy

Born: 29-Sep-1954
Birthplace: St. Clair Shores, MI

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Astronomer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Discoverer of exoplanets

As of 2010, Marcy and his team have discovered more exoplanets than any other astronomer. Discovered the first multi-planet solar system around Upsilon Andromedae in 1999.

Father: Robert D. Marcy
Mother: Gloria Kay Ives
Sister: Susan
Sister: Renee
Wife: Susan Kegley

    University: BA Physics and Astronomy, University of California at Los Angeles (1976)
    University: PhD Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of California at Santa Cruz (1982)
    Professor: Physics and Astronomy, San Francisco State University (1984-99)
    Professor: Astronomy, University of California at Berkeley (1999-)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2010
    American Astronomical Society Board of Councilors (1998-2000)
    Carnegie Institution for Science Fellow (1982-84)
    Center for Integrative Planetary Science Director (2000-)
    National Academy of Sciences 2002
    Henry Draper Medal 2001
    Shaw Prize shared with Michel Mayor (2005)

Official Website:
http://astro.berkeley.edu/~gmarcy/


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