Quotes of the Day

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006

Open quoteI think that today can go down as 'The Day We Lost Pluto.'Close quote

  • Astronomer Jay Pasachoff
  • After a committee appointed by the International Astronomical Union approved a new definition of planets that would reduce Pluto to a "dwarf planet" along with Ceres, Xena and other icy balls in the solar system
Photo: NASA / AFP | Source: New York Times