[meteorite-list] Study Confirms 2003 UB313 Indeed Larger than Pluto

From: Darren Garrison <cynapse_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Feb 2 00:50:33 2006
Message-ID: <mi73u1t7ccursv83vbtp68qeckpur1rklt_at_4ax.com>

On Wed, 1 Feb 2006 22:07:07 -0600, you wrote:

>Please call them Dwarf Planets!

That's gambling that the term "Dwarf" stays politically correct in the future.
Imagine the embarrasment we would (supposed to) feel if dwarf stars had been
named "midget stars" way back then, before people decided that word was
insulting! To be safely PC, we should call the "differntly sized" or "mass
challenged" planets.
Received on Thu 02 Feb 2006 12:56:18 AM PST

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