August 20, 2006

The Planet Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli

Astronomers have recently been debating the definition of a planet and whether Pluto really is one, with some astronomers reluctant to adopt a definition that would increase the number of planets in the solar system. User Friendly suggests that they will adopt a linguistic tactic for keeping down the number of planets recognized.

Posted by Bill Poser at August 20, 2006 11:34 AM