Pyrénées-Orientales: a scientist from Collioure unveils the secrets of Betelgeuse

At 34, Miguel Montargès heads a team of around thirty astrophysicists from different countries. Having grown up in Collioure, this young scientist integrated into the Paris Observatory, has just been published by the international journal Nature. Proof that his discoveries are of the greatest interest to the scientific community.

As a child, Miguel liked to look at the stars in the sky of Collioure. He had a weakness for the most mysterious, Betelgeuse, who is strictly speaking a “supergiant”. This week Betelgeuse gave him a nice gift, a publication of his work in the international scientific journal Nature. “I am really on cloud nine, explains the scientist, for a few days I …