# Jean-Pierre Luminet

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French astrophysicist

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## Jean-Pierre Luminet's Degrees

- PhD Astrophysics Paris Diderot University

## Why Is Jean-Pierre Luminet Influential?

(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Jean-Pierre Luminet is a French astrophysicist, specializing in black holes and cosmology. He is an emeritus research director at the CNRS . Luminet is a member of the Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille and Laboratoire Univers et Théories of the Paris-Meudon Observatory, and is a visiting scientist at the Centre de Physique Théorique in Marseilles. He is also a writer and poet.

## Jean-Pierre Luminet's Published Works

### Published Works

- Image of a spherical black hole with thin accretion disk. (1979) (386)
- Dodecahedral space topology as an explanation for weak wide-angle temperature correlations in the cosmic microwave background (2003) (373)
- Black Holes (1992) (178)
- Cosmic Topology (2015) (102)
- Pancake detonation of stars by black holes in galactic nuclei (1982) (95)
- Tidal squeezing of stars by Schwarzschild black holes (1985) (81)
- Topological lensing in spherical spaces (2001) (79)
- Mechanics of the affine star model (1985) (73)
- Topology of the Universe: Theory and Observation (1999) (64)
- Cosmic microwave background anisotropies in multiconnected flat spaces (2003) (62)
- Dynamics of an Affine Star Model in a Black Hole Tidal Field (1986) (57)
- Shock waves in tidally compressed stars by massive black holes (2007) (53)
- Eigenmodes of three-dimensional spherical spaces and their application to cosmology (2002) (53)
- Editorial note to: Georges Lemaître, A homogeneous universe of constant mass and increasing radius accounting for the radial velocity of extra-galactic nebulae (2013) (52)
- Tidal compression of a star by a large black hole. I Mechanical evolution and nuclear energy release by proton capture (1983) (37)
- IS SPACE FINITE (1999) (36)
- A new analysis of the Poincar dodecahedral space model (2007) (36)
- Well‐proportioned universes suppress the cosmic microwave background quadrupole (2004) (35)
- Topological lens effects in universes with non-euclidean compact spatial sections (1998) (30)
- The Shape and Topology of the Universe (2008) (28)
- The twin paradox and space topology (2000) (28)
- Topology of the Universe: Theory and Observations (1999) (25)
- The Status of Cosmic Topology after Planck Data (2016) (24)
- New Developments in the Search for the Topology of the Universe (2000) (23)
- A new analysis of Poincaré dodecahedral space model (2007) (23)
- A new crystallographic method for detecting space topology (1999) (23)
- Relativistic tidal compressions of a star by a massive black hole (2009) (22)
- An Illustrated History of Black Hole Imaging : Personal Recollections (1972-2002) (2019) (21)
- Past and Future of Cosmic Topology (1998) (21)
- Spatially homothetic cosmological models (1978) (18)
- The Book of Nothing : Vacuums , Voids , and the Latest Ideas About the Origins of the Universe (2002) (18)
- Limits of crystallographic methods for detecting space topology (2000) (18)
- Eigenmodes of three-dimensional spherical spaces and their application to cosmology (2002) (17)
- Well-proportioned universes suppress CMB quadrupole (2003) (17)
- A cosmic hall of mirrors (2005) (16)
- The Wraparound Universe (2008) (16)
- Black Holes : A General Introduction (1998) (15)
- Constraining Cosmic Topology with CMB Polarization (2006) (13)
- Editorial note to: Georges Lemaître, The beginning of the world from the point of view of quantum theory (2011) (11)
- Time, Topology and the Twin Paradox (2009) (8)
- Closed Timelike Curves, Singularities and Causality: A Survey from Gödel to Chronological Protection (2021) (7)
- Seeing Black Holes: From the Computer to the Telescope (2018) (7)
- Geometry and Topology in Relativistic Cosmology (2007) (7)
- Chemical enrichment by tidally disrupted stars near a black hole in the Galactic Center (1990) (7)
- The Rise of Big Bang Models, from Myth to Theory and Observations (2007) (6)
- Tidally-detonated nuclear reactions in main sequence stars passing near a large black hole (1989) (6)
- Cosmic topology: Twenty years after (2013) (6)
- Celestial Treasury: From the Music of the Spheres to the Conquest of Space (2001) (5)
- Lemaitre's Big Bang (2015) (5)
- Constraining curvature parameters via topology (1999) (5)
- Is Science Nearing Its Limits ? Summarizing Dialogue (2008) (4)
- The shape of space after WMAP data (2005) (4)
- Isotropization of flat homogeneous universes with scalar fields (2003) (4)
- The Warped Science of Interstellar (2015) (3)
- Glorious Eclipses: Their Past Present and Future (2000) (3)
- Clairaut, Alexis Claude (2014) (2)
- The Dark Matter Enigma (2020) (2)
- Birjandi: ҁ Abd al- ҁ Alī ibn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al-Birjandi (2014) (2)
- Bateson, Frank Maine (2007) (2)
- Science, art and geometrical imagination (2009) (2)
- Stars Near A Giant Black Hole (1990) (2)
- The Holographic Universe (2016) (1)
- Multi-Connected Cosmologies (1994) (1)
- Closed Timelike Curves and Singularities (2018) (1)
- Gravitational Music. On My Collaboration with Hèctor Parra (2019) (1)
- Intrinsic curvature of the 3-surfaces of homothety in spatially homothetic space-times (1978) (1)
- Highlights in black hole astrophysics (1989) (1)
- Gravitational Music. (2018) (1)
- The twin paradox and space topology (2002) (1)
- Creation, Chaos, Time : from Myth to Modern Cosmology (2016) (1)
- Bar Ḥiyya: Abraham Bar Ḥiyya Savasorda (2007) (0)
- 01 25 2 v 1 26 J an 1 99 8 Black Holes : A General Introduction (2001) (0)
- Models of Active Galactic Nuclei / AGN - Giant Black-Hole Model (1987) (0)
- The Shape of Space from Einstein to WMAP data (2006) (0)
- Black holes - Cosmic maelstroms (1978) (0)
- Book Review: Cosmology. The Science of the Universe.By Edward Harrison. 578 p., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000. ISBN 0-521-66148-X, £35.00 $54.95 (2002) (0)
- Editorial note to: Georges Lemaître, A homogeneous universe of constant mass and increasing radius accounting for the radial velocity of extra-galactic nebulae (2013) (0)
- 3D STATISTICAL METHODS FOR SEARCHING SPACE TOPOLOGY: WHAT ARE THE LIMITATIONS? (2002) (0)
- On Modified Gravity (2021) (0)
- Ulugh Beg, Prince of Stars (2018) (0)
- From Black Holes to Cosmology : The Universe in the Computer (2013) (0)
- LIGO and Astronomy (2016) (0)
- Evry Leon Schatzman (2015) (0)
- Explosive Disruption of Stars by Big Black Holes (1986) (0)
- 0 20 50 09 v 1 2 M ay 2 00 2 Eigenmodes of 3-dimensional spherical spaces and their application to cosmology (2022) (0)
- Ja n 19 99 Topology of the Universe : Theory and Observation (1999) (0)
- Around Kepler's "Dream" (2011) (0)
- Cosmic topology: Twenty years after (2014) (0)
- The Reception of the Copernican Revolution Among Provençal Humanists of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (2017) (0)
- Biela, Wilhelm Freiherr von (2007) (0)
- Cosmological Topology: Opening Remarks (1999) (0)
- Banachiewicz, Thaddeus Julian (2007) (0)
- Willem Janszoon Blaeu (2015) (0)
- BOOK REVIEW: Dynamical Systems in Cosmology by J. Wainwright and G. F. R. Ellis (Editors). Cambridge University Press, 1997. £50.00, US$74.95, ISBN 0521554578 (hardback) (2001) (0)
- The Shape of Space between WMAP and PLANCK (2006) (0)
- Isotropization of flat homogeneous universes with scalar fields (2004) (0)
- Topological lensing in spherical spaces (2001) (0)

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