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Regarding Pluto, it's, um, science

September 4, 2006

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WE DID NOT ``lose" Pluto to anything other than a need to have a standard for celestial bodies (`` Much is lost along with Pluto ," letter, Aug. 31). Pluto is small, and its orbit overlaps with not only the Kuiper Belt but Neptune . This led astronomers not to exclude it, as was implied in the letter , but ... (Full article: 102 words)

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