“Planethood” Returning for Pluto?
Will Pluto once again be categorized as a planet? In 2006 Pluto was downgraded from "planet" to a "dwarf planet" due to a redefinition of what actually constitutes a planet. The democratic process, however, may soon be used to determine whether or not "planet" status is officially returned to Pluto.
Ultimately, it is the decision of the IAU but the sharing of knowledge and the democratic processes that we cherish permits anyone to question and evaluate such definitions or proclamations. To all that share an interest in Pluto as or as not a planet raise your hand and be heard.
Read all the details in this article at Universe Today's website.
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