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[Book Review] How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming, by Mike Brown

Summary: A tale of discovery, long hours, family and scientific skullduggery! Very enjoyable and easy to read, and well worth picking up!

Review: Readers who are familiar with this blog may have already gathered that I have a strong interest in the question of “What is a planet” and the events and discoveries surrounding that debate. So when Prof. Mike Brown (the discoverer of Eris, the object that ultimately toppled Pluto from its perch as the ninth planet) published a book describing his side of the story I was naturally keen to read what he had to say about the affair.

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