mike brown

Dwarf Planet Haumea Has a Ring

A unique opportunity to study the dwarf planet Haumea has led to an intriguing discovery: Haumea is surrounded by a…

3 years ago

New Clues Emerge for the Existence of Planet 9

In their latest study concerning Planet 9 , astronomers Brown and Batygin offer the first single and coherent description that…

3 years ago

Planet 9 Can’t Run Forever. Two Asteroids Give Up Some Clues

Last year, Caltech astronomers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin found indirect evidence for the existence of a large planet in…

4 years ago

Will You Be The Discoverer Of Planet 9?

Citizen science projects are a great way for anyone to be involved in the scientific process. Average, everyday folks have…

4 years ago

How Do We Know There’s a Planet 9?

Are you having trouble keeping track of all the planets in the Solar System? Good news! Astronomers have found evidence…

5 years ago

Huygens Spots Methane Fog On Saturn’s Moon Titan

Researchers from York University explain how old data from the Huygen's probe has confirmed that methane fog exists on Titan's…

5 years ago

Search Narrows For Planet Nine

US astronomers announced last month they may have found a ninth planet beyond Neptune, but conceded they had no idea…

5 years ago

Astronomers Find Theoretical Evidence for Distant Gas Giant Planet in Our Solar System

The astronomer known worldwide for vigorously promoting the demotion of Pluto from its decades long perch as the 9th Planet,…

5 years ago

The (Possible) Dwarf Planet 2007 OR10

Within the Kuiper Belt lies the possible dwarf planet 2007 OR10, one of many objects that has forced astronomers to…

6 years ago

The Dwarf Planet (and Plutoid) Makemake

In 2003, astronomer Mike Brown and his team from Caltech began a discovery process which would change the way we…

6 years ago