Sunday, March 18, 2007


Seven months after a conclave of scientists downgraded the distant heavenly body to a "dwarf planet," a state representative in New Mexico aims to give the snubbed world back some of its respect. State lawmakers will vote Tuesday on a bill that proposes "as Pluto passes overhead through New Mexico's excellent night skies, it be declared a planet."

Thank God some politicians have taken up this burning issue, one that should, of course, be decided not by scientists but by grandstanding politicians.


Read the entire article here.

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