Make Pluto Great Again?

In 1915, a man named Percival Lowell predicted that there is a planet beyond Neptune. This statement was proven 15 years later in 1930, when American astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovered that there was, in fact, a planet beyond Neptune, and that planet was called Pluto.

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For 76 years Pluto was classified as a planet by astronomers. Unfortunately in 2006, it was kicked out from our Solar System’s family of planets. The question is, why?

Michael Guillen lays down to us the messy history behind Pluto’s sudden change in classification from “planet” to “dwarf planet”. He also believes that Pluto should be reinstated as a planet, for many reasons.

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(Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute/Alex Parker/ Wikimedia Commons)

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