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Subject: Re: Every star has planets Date: 1/18/2012 1:04 PM
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Scientists want to demote Pluto to being a non planet because it doesn't clear the vicinity of it's orbit of debris.


Yet they don't mind claiming that they've found 400+ planets around other stars, despite the fact that they have no way to know if those planets have cleared debris from their orbits.

They are using a double standard, preferring an esoteric definition of a planet in this solar system which arbitrarily allows them to impose a new definition of a planet on non scientists, while they claim credit for discovering new planets that needn't meet those definitions in other solar systems.

MORE scientific hypocrisy!



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