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Matthew M. Knight

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News

7.1.19 Our ISSI team's paper "The Natural History of 'Oumuamua" is out in Nature Astronomy (subscription required). You can read it online for free here.

6.19.19 The Comet Interceptor mission, on which I am consortium member, was selected as ESA's new 'fast-class' mission! It is scheduled to launch in 2028.

5.17.19 I was awarded a Distinguished Research Scientist Prize for 2019 by the Department of Astronomy!

3.28.19 "Properties of the Bare Nucleus of Comet 96P/Machholz 1" by Eisner, Knight, et al. and "Stellar Occultation by Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Observed with Rosetta’s Alice Far-Ultraviolet Spectrograph." by Keeney et al. are now accepted by AJ and available on arXiv.

1.2.19 Two papers I've been heavily involved in are moving along. "Gas Jet Morphology and the Very Rapidly Increasing Rotation Period of Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák" by Schleicher, Knight, et al. is now in press at AJ, while "Properties of the Bare Nucleus of Comet 96P/Machholz 1" by Eisner, Knight, et al. has been submitted to AJ.

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