I was taught there were only 9 planets and that one found in another solar system would be called something else besides a planet. A planet used to be a large body orbiting around our sun. Who changed the rules?
In the rush to bash America by demoting Pluto, the politicians calling themselves scientists created a very stupid problem:
Planet Definition Doesn’t Apply Beyond Solar System
By Ray Villard | Tue Jan 26, 2010 03:03 AM ET