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Mike Brown
Astronomer, planet hunter, Pluto killer, bear whisperer, Finger-wrapped dad.
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Mike Brown 21h
Replying to @DemonPoofball @GISH
she just sent us nothing. nothing at all.
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Mike Brown May 22
Replying to @elizurban
don't tell them how the book ends!
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Mike Brown May 21
Replying to @guaytecno
might need to be a whole Planet Nine section....
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Phys.org May 21
New evidence for existence of
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Mike Brown May 20
to be fair, Pluto had it coming.
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Emily Levesque May 18
"Hours lost: 6. Reason: Volcano" Doug Geisler's telescope log from 28y ago today, observing at Manastash Ridge when Mt. St. Helens erupted (this is by far the most popular story ppl point me to when I mention I'm writing a book about observing)
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Mike Brown May 18
Replying to @KyleSammin @jegpeek
she sat upon nothing
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Massimo May 18
Kilauea is currently massively erupting: you can watch the huge lava geyser live here: (thanks to )
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Mike Brown May 18
Replying to @elavasam
i think I saw that movie.
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Mike Brown May 17
Pluto can't be nine. You could call it ten if you must (after Ceres) and then there are about 200 more that we've also observed,
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Mike Brown May 17
I actually have one of those!
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Mike Brown May 17
Replying to @topherconnors
yeah. I wish it were a cloud free day so it would be more obvious.
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Mike Brown May 17
Replying to @plutokiller
look here at 5am
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Tuan Do May 17
We also observed a volcanic explosion in addition to the Galactic center tonight! From cloud cam below
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Mike Brown May 17
Not 100% sure but I think you can see the big 5am Kilauea ash eruption on the IR weather satellite image. More visible images will probably tell for sure.
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Konstantin Batygin May 16
These are fun, informative, and scientifically state-of-the-art. Check it yo!
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Mike Brown May 17
Replying to @kaplanfx
those aliens will be SO CONFUSED
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Mike Brown May 17
Replying to @kaplanfx
i dunno, what if the pulsars have spun down too much by the time it is found?
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Mike Brown May 17
Replying to @astrohelge
they would get a much larger number than 9, then!
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Mike Brown May 17
Replying to @plutokiller
(although maybe they'll know about Planet Nine so it'll all be OK in the end)
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