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Mike Brown

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Mike Brown is the Richard and Barbara Rosenberg Professor of Planetary Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology. In 2006 he was named one of Time magazine’s 100 People Who Shape Our World as well as one of Los Angeles magazine’s Most Influential People in L.A. He lives in Southern California with his wife and daughter.

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How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming

Written by Mike Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $15.00

The solar system most of us grew up with included nine planets, with Mercury closest to the sun and Pluto at the outer edge. Then, in 2005, astronomer Mike Brown made the discovery of a lifetime: a tenth planet, Eris, slightly bigger than Pluto. But instead of adding one more planet... Read more >
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How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming

Written by Mike Brown


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

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