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Pluto’s Apparent Planethood

New stories about the former planet Pluto popped up in my news feed again this week. It has now been over a decade since the definition of what qualifies as a planet was voted over, but this is still a controversial issue to many. I too got a special place in my heart for Pluto, but should what astronomers classify it matter to me?

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BREAKING: Starbucks to build on Pluto, universe rejoices

@DrRubidium Maybe 20. ;) — Starbucks Coffee (@Starbucks) July 14, 2015 Plutoppuccinos FOR EVERYBODY!!! #PlutoFlyBy FTW!!! ___________ Featured image is our beautiful Pluto, credited to NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest …

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Just a Few Days Away From #NewHorizons Pluto Flyby!

This is an exciting time for space travel because for the first time in history a spacecraft will have traveled from Earth all the way to Pluto and will be sending …

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ICYMI: February 17 – February 23 on the Skepchick Network

Hello! It’s such a wonderful day! Or at least it will be after your brain soaks up this Skepchick Network awesomeness. Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Diversity of Locomotion Ine continues …

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