Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Planetary scientist and author Dr. David Weintraub: Ceres and Pluto are Planets


Dr. David Weintraub, author of the excellent book Is Pluto A Planet, calls for reinstating planet status to both Ceres and Pluto as the result of new information bring provided by NASA's Dawn and New Horizons mission respectively.

https://theconversation.com/nasa-missions-may-re-elevate-pluto-and-ceres-from-dwarf-planets-to-full-on-planet-status-36081#_=_

The public definitely agrees. In this poll, a whopping 88 percent of participants voted that Pluto is a planet!: http://www.9news.com/story/news/local/science/2015/02/17/pluto-poll-planet/23563665/?fb_ref=Default

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