How I killed Pluto and why it had it coming / Mike Brown.
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|Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library||523.4922 BROWN (Text)||37500004341059||Nonfiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780385531108
- Physical Description: xi, 271 pages ; 21 cm
- Edition: Spiegel & Grau trade pbk. ed.
- Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau Trade Paperbacks, 2012.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Prologue: Pluto dies -- What is a planet? -- A millennium of planets -- The moon is my nemesis -- The second-best thing -- An icy nail -- The end of the solar system -- Raining = pouring -- Lilah, an intermission -- The tenth planet -- Stealing the show -- Planet or not -- Mean very evil men -- Discord and strife.
|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.
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