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Mike Brown
Astronomer, planet hunter, Pluto killer, bear whisperer, Finger-wrapped dad.
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Mike Brown 2h
damnit. is it east or west?
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Mike Brown 3h
too faint, most likely :(
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Mike Brown 6h
do you see it?
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Mike Brown 6h
triple?
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Mike Brown 6h
yup
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Mike Brown 6h
same place as my keys. wherever they are.
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Mike Brown 6h
Home from Arizona with ideas two new ways to look for Planet Nine. I'm going to start on method #1 right this very second.....
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Mike Brown 12h
100% agree
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Natalia Antonova 21h
Learn from those of us who've covered post-Soviet countries for years, guys. We're here. Let us help.
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Mike Brown 21h
also mentioned the (actual) headline from 1930 about Pluto possibly being larger than Jupiter because
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Mike Brown 21h
Talking Planet Nine all day I made too many jokes about it being true "just because I want it to be and isn't that the standard these days?"
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Mike Brown Dec 7
maybe for you. but what about me????
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Mike Brown Dec 7
that's where I picked it up :)
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Mike Brown Dec 7
yeah; rock ages are determined from when they solidify!
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Mike Brown Dec 7
or go for a long run in the desert. i hear that is nice this time of year, too.
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Mike Brown Dec 7
If you're hanging around Tucson with nothing to do tomorrow afternoon, you should come hear me talk Planet Nine.
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Mike Brown Dec 7
I plucked it 15 years ago.
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Mike Brown Dec 7
This is the youngest rock I have ever held. How do I know the age? I pulled it out of flowing lava with a pickaxe and watched it solidify.
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Mike Brown Dec 7
not hiding, just kind of insignificantly small.....
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Mike Brown Dec 6
actually around 200 dwarf planets. but i don't count those.
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