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Is Pluto a planet? New research says yes, but the debate is raging on



Long ago, during the dark ages before the iPhone 2006, Pluto resumed from its status as a planet and downgraded to the dwarf planet's classification, changing high school class forever.

Forever it can be briefer than imagined. New research from the scientific journal Icarus causes Pluto to resume as a planet and judges that it should never have been considered.

Not everyone is completely in agreement with the study. One of the most public figures against it? Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who briefly touched the topic of Stephen Colbert on "The Late Show" and said, "Pluto had come."

Why the whole debate? The argument is rotated in exactly how planets are defined. When the International Astronomical Union first pluto Pluto as a dwarf plan, it depended on a necessary landlord tenant: the celestial object must not only be around and circulate the sun but also "clean the neighborhood" around its orbit.

This means that it should be able to knock out space stones and other debris out of the way when it will be loaded; Puny Pluto, which would represent only 1

8 percent of the earth's diameter, does not really pack this gusto.

The New Research, "The reclassification of asteroids from planets to non-planets" claims that the "clear neighborhood" criterion is dated and excluded with modern classification, rather than planets to be determined by whether gravity can make the object spherically .

Tyson – with Colbert in agreement – – did not have it.

Twitter, a creation that most people had not heard of when Pluto was still a planet, also had a lot to say on the matter.