PhD, astrophysicist at the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands, founder of Starmus Festival
Employee of the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands, creative director and spiritual lead of the Starmus festival
In 1999, under his leadership, a work was published in the journal Nature with the first observational evidence that supernova explosions are responsible for the formation of stellar mass black holes.
Garik has given lectures at numerous professional conferences, including TEDGlobal. In 2010, he was awarded the Victor Ambartsumian International Prize for his work on exoplanets and their progenitor stars.