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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: 9780385531092 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0385531095 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 267 pages)
  • 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.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Planets.
Discoveries in science > Anecdotes.
Pluto (Dwarf planet)
Solar system.
Genre: Eris.
Electronic books.

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