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Caltech Associates Event: The Hunt for Planet Nine

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Two Caltech astronomers defied conventional thinking about our solar system in 2016 when they provided evidence of a hidden ninth planet. Join Mike Brown, the Richard and Barbara Rosenberg Professor of Planetary Astronomy and self-proclaimed "Pluto killer," and Konstantin Batygin, professor of planetary science and physics rock star—a moniker given to him by Forbes—to learn the latest on the search for Planet Nine.

6 p.m. Reception with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres

6:45 p.m. Presentation

8:00 p.m. Networking, dessert, and coffee

At a private residence steps from the Caltech campus

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This event is open to Caltech Associates members, alumni, parents, and neighbors of Caltech. For more information and to learn how to join, please visit our website or contact the Associates office at (626) 395-3919

With a proud history of support dating back to 1926, the Caltech Associates is a vibrant organization of more than 2,000 members who are investors in discovery. Membership helps advance Caltech's ambitious projects, including new treatments for disease, insights into nature, and technologies that could change the way people live their lives.

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For more information, please contact Jessica Lee by phone at 626-395-6392 or by email at [email protected].