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Phil Armitage

In my work as a theoretical astrophysicist, I focus on problems in fluid dynamics near black holes and in protoplanetary disks. My recent work includes studies of the formation and early evolution of extrasolar planetary systems; numerical simulations of turbulence in black hole accretion flows; and investigation of the astrophysical consequences of binary black hole mergers in galactic nuclei.

Research & Affiliations
Scientific Role:
  • Theorist
JILA Position:
  • Fellow of JILA
CU Faculty Status:
  • Active Faculty
Associate Chair, Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences
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303-492-7836 (office)