Monday, September 04, 2006

Scientists: Pluto not a planet

Scientists: Pluto not a planet - -
Capping years of intense debate, astronomers resolved Thursday to demote Pluto in a wholesale redefinition of planethood that is being billed as a victory of scientific reasoning over historic and cultural influences.

Just in case you missed it. We only have 8 planets now. Pluto is officially a "Dwarf Planet" along with a couple of new ones. How strange is that?


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