The Planet Debate Continues

@article{Sykes2008ThePD,
  title={The Planet Debate Continues},
  author={Mark V. Sykes},
  journal={Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={319},
  pages={1765 - 1765}
}
  • M. Sykes
  • Published 28 March 2008
  • Geology, Physics
  • Science
The IAU decisions a year ago to define "planet" narrowly and to demote Pluto have not been universally accepted. 
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The Problem with Pluto
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The International Geophysical Year and Planetary Science
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The reclassification of asteroids from planets to non-planets

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Pluto: the backlash begins
TLDR
Astronomers petition against new definition of a planet, saying it is "unlikely" that Earth would be classified as a planet based on its surface, atmosphere, or climate.
Underworld Character Kicked Out of Planetary Family
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC-- In a pair of votes that made headlines around the world, the International Astronomical Union last week dropped Pluto from the roster of planets and all but guaranteed that