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Underworld Character Kicked Out of Planetary Family

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Science  01 Sep 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5791, pp. 1214-1215
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5791.1214

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PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC-- In a pair of votes that made headlines around the world, the International Astronomical Union last week dropped Pluto from the roster of planets and all but guaranteed that no more planets would be discovered in the solar system in the future. (Read more.)