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Welcome to the Web page of Trinh Xuan Thuan, an astrophysicist and professor of
Astronomy at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Born in Vietnam and educated in French high schools, Thuan is the author of many popular books, written originally in French and later translated into English, on the Universe and the philosophical questions it raises. Beside teaching and doing research at the University Virginia, Thuan is a also a frequent visitor to French astrophysical institutions such as the Institute of Astrophysics in Paris

You will discover on this site the latest news on his various activities, on his writings, his interviews, and his invited talks.

TRINH XUAN THUAN RECEIVED IN NOVEMBER 2007 THE
GRAND PRIZE MORON 2007 FROM THE FRENCH ACADEMY FOR
HIS LATEST BOOK :
"The Ways of light: physics and metaphysics of light and darkness” published by Fayard in Paris (2007).
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Previous Events

Trinh Xuan Thuan takes part in a documentary film: "The harmony of the world" on Johannes Kepler, broadcasted on Tuesday December 18 on the French television station France 2 at 9:55 PM..



Interview of Trinh Xuan Thuan for the Grand Prize Moron 2007 awarded by the French Academy on the Canal Academie site

The Moron Grand Prize 2007 has been awarded to Thuan at a plenary session of the French Academie on November 29 at 15h.

Other Events

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Couverture Les voies de la lumière

Latest book of Trinh Xuan Thuan, published by Plon, Paris (2009), "Dictionnary of the Lover of the Sky and Stars”.
Please click on the image for more details about the book (in french).

Click here to access to media, radio and TV infos about the book, on the index page in French.

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