Planetary Revolutions

So, this may seem like a tangential post (especially after such a long hiatus), but today the International Astronomical Union has stripped Pluto of its status as a planet. Not exactly a Copernican Revolution in our understanding of the solar system, but a significant change in classification for our planets. We are now downgraded to a classical eight planet solar system.

I’m sure you’ll remember this moment much like you remember where you were when 9-11 happened.

8 thoughts on “Planetary Revolutions

  1. I heard about that too and found it rather surprising. Seemed like a rather big decision even though it really doesn’t affect us directly.

  2. I heard about that too and found it rather surprising. Seemed like a rather big decision even though it really doesn’t affect us directly.

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