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    • How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming

    • By: Mike Brown
    • Narrated by: Ryan Gesell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The solar system most of us grew up with included nine planets, with Mercury closest to the sun and Pluto at the outer edge. Then, in 2005, astronomer Mike Brown made the discovery of a lifetime: a 10th planet, Eris, slightly bigger than Pluto. But instead of its resulting in one more planet being added to our solar system, Brown's find ignited a firestorm of controversy that riled the usually sedate world of astronomy and launched him into the public eye.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative and fun

    • By Rickapolis on 12-21-10

    Regular price: $24.50