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Planet Forming Disks: What We Can Learn by Combining the World’s Largest T – Dr. Rafael Millan-Gabet

(May 22, 2008) Dr. Rafael Millan-Gabet from the California Institute of Technology presents “Planet Forming Disks - What We Can Learn by Combining the World’s Largest Telescopes.” His research examines physical conditions in the inner parts of disks around young stars, where planets like Earth are believed to form. Combining the largest existing telescopes so they act in concert, the Keck Interferometer, provides unprecedented detail, and allows us to infer crucial properties of exo-Earth nurseries.

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