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Discovery of Pluto Contender Contested in Planetary Court

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Science  23 Sep 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5743, pp. 1972
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5743.1972

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When a group of astronomers announced back in July that it had discovered a distant, icy body rivaling Pluto in size, the claim seemed exciting enough. But now it has become entangled in charges of unethical behavior.

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