mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
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This Day in History, 2006: Pluto Demoted

Exactly one year ago today, the International Astronomical Union, at their General Assembly in Prague, voted to demote Pluto from planet to dwarf planet.

(An excellent post about the public's reaction since can be found at The Enduring Power of Pluto.)
Tags: astronomy, history, pluto, science, space
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