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Science: Once There Were Nine

Once There Were Nine The declaration last week by the International Astronomers Union (IAU) at its Prague convention demoting Pluto from its status of a planet, thereby changing the definition of the solar system itself, has been greeted with dismay. Only a few of these protesting voices come from the ranks of the academics who make up the IAU; the critics claim that the vote on Pluto was taken on the convention

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