mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
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Pluto Politics Hits Springfield

The Illinois State Legislature is taking on the cause of Pluto, according to an article in the Daily Herald:


Like some sort of rulers of the universe, state lawmakers are considering restoring little Pluto's planetary status, casting aside the scientific community's 2006 decision downgrading the distant ice ball.

An Illinois Senate committee on Thursday unanimously supported planet Pluto and declaring March 13 "Pluto Day." The idea now moves to the full Senate for a vote.


See Pluto Politics Hits Springfield for the full story.

(Thanks to fellow traveler ffoeg for the tip.)
Tags: pluto, politics, science, space
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