Author Archives: Roman Rafikov

About Roman Rafikov

Roman Rafikov is a Junior Visiting Professor of Astrophysics at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, NJ). He works on planet formation, dynamics, and protoplanetary disks.

What do we know about planet formation?

Understanding how planets form in the Universe is one of the main motivations for GPI. Thanks to its advanced design, GPI specializes in finding and studying giant planets that are similar to Jupiter in our solar system. These are the ...