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Planet Nine Workshop

May 23 and 24 | 9am-5pm | Pasadena, CA

An informal meeting designed to bring together the most active researchers working on the Planet Nine hypothesis, and facilitate candid discussion in a relaxed and casual setting. This meeting has no registration fee, but there will be a group dinner on the evening of May 23rd.

The science program will be broken up into four parts:

  1. THEORY
  2. PREDICTIONS

  3. SURVEYS

  4. OTHER SEARCH TECHNIQUES

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

May 23

1. THEORY

Tali Khain "The generation of the distant Kuiper belt by Planet Nine from an initially broad perihelion distribution"
Konstantin Batygin "Dynamical Evolution Induced by Planet Nine"
David Nesvorny "Effect of Planet 9 on Cometary Reservoirs"
Sam Hadden "TBD"
Gongjie Li "Secular Dynamics of TNOs and Planet Nine Interactions"

Directions to Caltech can be found here. A list of local hotels can be found here.