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Matthew M. Knight

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3.29.17 My collaborators and I have had two recent CBETs on 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak. We determined its apparent period in the first, then discovered the apparent period is changing rapidly in the second! [Subscription required]

2.13.17 I was interviewed for BBC Four "The Sky at Night" episode "Telescope Takeover". Streaming is only available in the UK, but a screenshot is here thanks to Geraint Jones.

11.10.16 "SOHO Comets: 20-Years and 3,000 Objects Later" by Battams and Knight has been accepted and is available on arXiv.

10.14.16 The Editorial Board of the AAS journals selected my paper with Man-To Hui as a "significant development in planetary science research."

10.2.16 "The extremely low activity comet 209P/LINEAR during its extraordinary close approach in 2014" has now been published.

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