Thursday, August 24, 2006

Pluto Demoted

Astronomers met last week to debate the possible redefining of what constitutes a planet.

Instead of expanding to 12 planets, which was a distinct possibility, they're moving backwards to 8:

News Alert 10:01 a.m. ET Thursday, August 24, 2006

Pluto Loses Its Planetary Status

Astronomers adopt historic new guidelines that downsize solar system from nine "classic" planets to eight.

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I believe tomorrow morning we will bid a sad farewell to Pluto on the morning show.


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