Sunday, November 22, 2015

Article by Arthur Wiegenfeld: Pluto Revisited: The Case for Reinstating its Planetary Status - Laurel's Pluto Blog


Here is a great article by Arthur Wiegenfeld on why Pluto and all dwarf planets should be considered a subclass of planets.

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/1900891-pluto-revisited-the-case-for-reinstating-its-planetary-status/

Wiegenfeld notes that if there is enough interest, he will publish a follow-up article discussing his ideas for a better approach to classifying solar system objects. If you like this article, please express the desire to see the follow-up in the article's comments section.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Geologically active Pluto may have ice volcanoes, subsurface ammonia

Here is a link to my latest article about the New Horizons findings, as presented at the 47th meeting of the American Astronomical Society's Division of Planetary Sciences this week.

Geologically active Pluto may have ice volcanoes, subsurface ammonia