planethood

Pluto's Requiem

The story of Pluto's demotion from planethood and how a similar fate was dealt to other small bodies in the Solar System in centuries past.

The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

Interviewed on PBS's NewsHour with Jim Lehrer regarding the International Astronomical Union's debate on Pluto's planethood.

Point of Inquiry: The Sky Is Not the Limit

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In this interview with DJ Grothe, Dr. Tyson discusses Pluto and planethood, life elsewhere in the universe, Intelligent Design, and eloquently explains how parents may foster an appreciation for science in children.

The Colbert Report

Colbert Report

Stephen challenges the notion of Pluto's planetness.

Jack Mangan's Deadpan Interview

Interview on Jack Mangan's Deadpan about Pluto, life in the universe, Galileo, and religion.

The Colbert Report

Colbert Report

Stephen cannot comprehend the big bang and instead yields to intelligent design.

Living On Earth: Celestial Update

Living On Earth

Scientists are talking about a newly discovered object that’s larger than Pluto, the possibility of an asteroid hitting Earth, and what we can do about it.

Pluto's Not a Planet? Only in New York

The New York Times

The article by Kenneth Chang form the New York Times that first noted that Pluto was missing from the planets hanging in the Rose Center for Earth and Space.

Pluto's Honor

Natural History Magazine

What makes Pluto peculiar and why it's no longer considered a planet.

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