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How I killed Pluto and why it had it coming / Mike Brown.

Brown, Mike, 1965- (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780385531085 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0385531087 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 267 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2010.

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General Note: Includes index.
Summary, etc.: The astronomer who inadvertently triggered the "demotion" of Pluto in his effort to officially recognize the solar system's tenth planet describes the ensuing debates and public outcry while revealing the behind-the-scenes story of his discovery.
Subject: Pluto (Dwarf planet)
Planets.
Solar system.
Discoveries in science > Anecdotes.

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