Thanks to the New Horizons Spacecraft, the Dream of Pluto Being a Planet is Alive
Jul15

Thanks to the New Horizons Spacecraft, the Dream of Pluto Being a Planet is Alive

One of the biggest “In my day…” moments of my life was Pluto’s demotion from being a full-on planet in our solar system to a dwarf planet, or plutoid. It was even given a new, incredibly demeaning name: “asteroid number 134340.” I was brought up to believe that Pluto was an integral┬ámember of the Legion of Planets (that’s definitely what they’re called), and all of that came crashing...

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