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The Resource How I killed Pluto and why it had it coming, Mike Brown

How I killed Pluto and why it had it coming, Mike Brown

Label
How I killed Pluto and why it had it coming
Title
How I killed Pluto and why it had it coming
Statement of responsibility
Mike Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The astronomer who inadvertently triggered the "demotion" of Pluto in his effort to officially recognize the solar system's tenth planet describes the ensuing debates and public outcry while revealing the behind-the-scenes story of his discovery
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1965-
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Brown, Mike
Dewey number
  • 523.49/2
  • 523.482
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Pluto (Dwarf planet)
  • Planets
  • Solar system
  • Discoveries in science
Label
How I killed Pluto and why it had it coming, Mike Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Prologue: Pluto dies -- What is a planet? -- A millennium of planets -- The moon is my nemesis -- The second-best thing -- An icy nail -- The end of the solar system -- Raining = pouring -- Lilah, an intermission -- The tenth planet -- Stealing the show -- Planet or not -- Mean very evil men -- Discord and strife -- Epilogue: Jupiter moves
Control code
ocn495271396
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 267 p.
Isbn
9780385531108
Lccn
2010015074
Other physical details
1 ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)495271396
Label
How I killed Pluto and why it had it coming, Mike Brown
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Prologue: Pluto dies -- What is a planet? -- A millennium of planets -- The moon is my nemesis -- The second-best thing -- An icy nail -- The end of the solar system -- Raining = pouring -- Lilah, an intermission -- The tenth planet -- Stealing the show -- Planet or not -- Mean very evil men -- Discord and strife -- Epilogue: Jupiter moves
Control code
ocn495271396
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 267 p.
Isbn
9780385531108
Lccn
2010015074
Other physical details
1 ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)495271396

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