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Michele Bannister
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Solar System Group, Astrophysics Research Centre
Queen's University Belfast
 
Exploring the distant Solar System
The small icy worlds beyond Neptune provide insights into the early history of the Solar System. I am interested in understanding how they formed, evolved and reached their present orbits, and in the landforms of their surface ices.
 
News
New first-author paper (submitted to AJ):
OSSOS: IV. Discovery of a dwarf planet candidate in the 9:2 resonance. arXiv:1607.06970

If you're interested in our OSSOS dwarf planet candidate 2015 RR245, there are some excellent summaries from the Globe and Mail, National Geographic, NY Times, Sky and Telescope, EOS, and the CBC.