Pluto Status Debate Continues

Planet Pluto fans rebel against 'plutoid' designation, New Scientist

"Defenders of "planet Pluto" have not been appeased by its latest name-change, and are marshalling support for a major scientific meeting devoted to debating its place in the solar system."

Pluto's identity crisis hits classrooms and bookstores, USA Today

"Meanwhile, many kids are nearly certain Pluto is still a planet. "I think it's a planet. But me and my friends, we talk about it sometimes and we go back and forth," said Natalie Browning, 9, sitting in a park in Manhattan with her family. "Right now, I'm not 100%. I'm just 75%" sure that Pluto is a planet."

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