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The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet / Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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  • ISBN: 9780393065206
  • ISBN: 0393065200
  • ISBN: 9780393337327
  • ISBN: 9780393350364
  • Physical Description: xii, 194 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, [2009]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [181]-182) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Pluto in culture -- Pluto in history -- Pluto in science -- Pluto's fall from grace -- Pluto divides the nation -- Pluto's judgment day -- Pluto the dwarf planet -- Pluto in the elementary school classroom -- Plutologue -- Appendix A: Pluto data (2008) -- Appendix B: "Planet X" (complete lyrics by Christine Lavin) -- Appendix C: "I'm your moon" (complete lyrics by Jonathan Coulton) -- Appendix D: "Pluto's not a planet anymore" (complete lyrics by Jeff Mondak and Alex Stangl) -- Appendix E: Official media response from the author regarding the Rose Center's exhibit treatment of Pluto -- Appendix F: Resolution of the International Astronomical Union on the definition of a planet -- Appendix G: New Mexico Legislation relative to Pluto's planetary status -- Appendix H: California legislation relative to Pluto's planetary status.
Summary, etc.: An exploration of the controversy surrounding Pluto and its planet status from a renowned astrophysicist at the heart of the controversy.
Target Audience Note: NC 1300 Lexile.
Subject: Pluto (Dwarf planet)
Outer space > Exploration.

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