Pluto could be set to regain its planetary status after 11 years in exile, if NASA scientists have their way. A new definition of planets would add over 100 to our solar system, with even Earth’s moon due a promotion. “In keeping with both sound scientific classification and peoples’ intuition, we propose a geophysically-based definition of ‘planet’ that importantly emphasises a body’s intrinsic physical properties over its extrinsic orbital properties,” the researchers explain.
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