Pondering Planets

According to the BBC, Astronomers are gathering to debate the fate of Pluto (no, not the cartoon dog, the planet) by defining exactly what a planet is.

The big question of course is how much money do the science textbook publishers expect to make if the definition changes…


3 thoughts on “Pondering Planets

  1. How do you go about making a decision like that? Who has the ultimate say? Sounds like a lot of responsibility, to overthrow years and years of scientific belief!

  2. Apparently they’re having a week long conference to debate the subject! I can think of more important things to be honest…

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