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Friday, September 1, 2006

It’s In, It’s Out, No Wait, It’s Back In…

I just wish they’d not only make up their minds, but also leave well enough alone.

Pluto: Down But Maybe Not Out

The statement suggests there are at least three years of wrangling ahead.

A separate group of more than 300 astronomers announced today they will not use the new definition.

[SPACE.com]

Regarding these “groups” of astronomers, it should be noted that only “a few hundred astronomers at the International Astronomical Union (IAU) General Assembly meeting in Prague” voted the controversial planet definition.

And yes, I most certainly did assign the Politics category to this entry!

» Posted by ALBj at 03:32 PM (ET)
Category: Musings, Politics

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