The Pluto Files

The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet

Tyson, Neil deGrasse

Book - 2009
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
The Pluto Files
An exploration of the controversy surrounding Pluto and its planet status from a renowned astrophysicist at the heart of the controversy.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0393065200
Branch Call Number: 523.4922 T994p 2009
Characteristics: xii, 194 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,22 cm


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Have you ever recived hate mail in crayon? Here is someone who has... Tyson's personal account of the exhibit controversy and of Pluto's 2006 demotion from planet to dwarf planet by the International Astronomical Union. Many who grew up learning that Pluto was a planet resisted the reclassifica... Read More »

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