Pluto gets cut down to size
Scientists deem it a 'dwarf planet'
Poor Pluto. It has always been the underdog of planets, a dark, frozen world with an oddball orbit, smaller than even the moon. And now, according to a vote yesterday by hundreds of members of the International Astronomical Union, Pluto is no longer even a planet. Instead, it is a ``dwarf planet," lumped in with Ceres -- located between Mars ... (Full article: 908 words)
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