Thursday, August 24, 2006

Pluto, We Still Love You!

"Pluto Demoted to 'Dwarf Planet'"
-- NY Times, August 24, 2006.

Despite Christine Lavin's charming argument, Scott Westerfeld makes a depressingly good case that this was the right decision. (He'd better watch out for Cthulhu, though.) And Chris Clarke agrees with Scott. As do, now, Astronomers.

Alas, poor Pluto!

Pluto's reaction is here. (Update: And here.)

(Several links via this thread.)

Pluto Mourns (with Charon)
Pluto Mourns (with Charon)

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