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José A. Caballero

Investigador científico, Centro de Astrobiología (INTA-CSIC)

Jose is an astrophysicists that studies exoplanets and stars. He is recognised as a world expert in the search for exo-Earths around the closest suns, brown dwarfs (the objects between stars and planets), wide multiple stellar systems, young obejcts in Orion, development of new astronomical instrumentation... And communication to the public through music, among many other channels!

[>200 refereed papers; >8600 citations, h = 50; supervisor of 4 PhD and 29 MSc theses; project PI, funding 0.74 MEUR; Instrument astronomer/Project Manager/Project scientists of several astronomical instruments; member of the most important telescope time allocation committees worldwide; eight years of academic experience; science consultant of Beyond the Sun, an internationally awarded programme for planetariums translated into 26 languages...]


  • –present
    Astrophysicist, Centro de Astrobiología (INTA-CSIC)


  • 2006 
    Universidad de La Laguna, Astrophysics


Spanish Astronomical Society award to the best PhD thesis 2006-2007, Honorary citizen of El Escorial, Honorary professor of Universidad Complutense de Madrid