Neptune

  • January 31, 2007  

    Members of the International Astronomical Union voted in August to reclassify Pluto as a “dwarf planet.” Many astronomers, however, are unhappy with the demotion — they question its scientific validity and the way the decision was made. Continue reading

  • August 24, 2006   BY Admin 

    After years of debate over Pluto’s planetary status, the International Astronomical Union voted Thursday to classify the celestial object as a “dwarf planet,” thereby shrinking the number of major planets in the solar system to eight. Continue reading