Teyssier Romain, Prof. Dr.
Please give us a personal quote or a quote of a famous person (e.g. of Albert Einstein) that describes you and your life/work.
” The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not ‘Eureka!’ but ‘That’s funny…’ ”
Please describe your job in only one sentence and tell us what the most important goal of this work is.
I am studying the theory of galaxies, stars and planets formation using supercomputers simulations.
How did you get into this research/work field?
I got into this research field by pure chance.
What would be the greatest discovery you would like to see in your life time?
I would like to simulate an entire galaxy with their individual stars and associated planetary systems.
You work for the NCCR PlanetS. What do you think will the NCCR enable you to do you couldn’t do without it?
It will enrich my expertise in planet formation, and allow me to work with new people in Switzerland.