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Selected writing for general audiences (for a list of technical papers, see here)

For some years most of my writing appeared in my now-rarely-updated blog. Here are a few of my favorites.

My memoir of the discovery of Eris, the demotion of Pluto, and all of the real life that happened in between, is called "How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming", but really, it is a love story, to my wife, my daughter, and the solar system. Here are a few reviews

When his teaching and research schedule permits, Mike Brown is a frequent speaker at public and private events. For inquiries, please contact

Upcoming public events

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Selected online talks

A few of my favorite pieces in the media: