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How Neil deGrasse Tyson, With Malice Aforethought, Singlehandedly Demoted America's Favorite PlanetPublished 3 days ago by Marc Lichtman
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It's been a while since I've read the book. Years before Pluto's demotion, Tyson had taken Pluto out of his museum exhibits and received a lot of flack for it. He has solid scientific reasons for doing so, and stands by them, and since his planetarium receives many visitors, he deals with angry... Read More
Feb 3, 2013 by AZ | See all 2 posts
Good points indeed. Still I think we have an interesting time ahead for Pluto. New Horizons should send pictures back in 2015 and the new sky telescope that was sent up this week may provide us with clues to the Ice Dwarfs and beyond. Even if Pluto is not a planet there may be one beyond it... Read More
Dec 16, 2009 by Paris in Winter | See all 3 posts