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Dr Girish Kulkarni

Dr Girish Kulkarni
Kavli Institute of Cosmology, Room 16
University of Cambridge
Madingley Road

Cambridge CB3 0HA
Office Phone: (01223) 766651


I am a post-doctoral research associate at the Institute of Astronomy and the Kavli Institute of Cosmology, University of Cambridge. Previously, I was a post-doctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute of Astronomy in Heidelberg, Germany; a Fulbright-Nehru pre-doctoral fellow at Harvard University; and a PhD student at the Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, India.

Research Interests

  • Cosmology 
  • Formation of galaxies 
  • Formation of supermassive black holes 
  • Intergalactic medium 
  • Reionization

KICC Annual Report 2019

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Oct 02, 2020

A team of astronomers led by led by KICC researcher Mathias Nowak have used the ESO instrument GRAVITY to take the first image of an exoplanet that had previously only been detected indirectly via the spectrum of its star.

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