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This NASA site lays out the controversy about whether or not Pluto should be classified as a planet. The text describes Pluto's properties--showing how it doesn't fit in--and also presents the recent discovery of many similar Kuiper Belt objects. Supporting the text are links and interesting images.
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Access Rights: Free access
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Keywords: Kuiper Belt, Pluto, comet, planet
Record Creator: Metadata instance created August 24, 2006 by Ed Lee
Record Updated: Apr 23, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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(Science@NASA, Greenbelt), WWW Document, (http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/1999/ast17feb99_1/).
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Much ado about Pluto, (Science@NASA, Greenbelt), <http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/1999/ast17feb99_1/>.
APA Format
Much ado about Pluto. (n.d.). Retrieved October 22, 2014, from Science@NASA: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/1999/ast17feb99_1/
Chicago Format
Science@NASA. Much ado about Pluto. Greenbelt: Science@NASA. http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/1999/ast17feb99_1/ (accessed 22 October 2014).
MLA Format
Much ado about Pluto. Greenbelt: Science@NASA. 22 Oct. 2014 <http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/1999/ast17feb99_1/>.
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