The demotion of Pluto from ninth planet in our solar system to mere planetoid has been met with its fair share of detractors — one of whom squared off yesterday against astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson on Late Night with Seth Meyers. And even though the verbal sparring match ended amicably, Tyson left little doubt why our cosmic neighbourhood is now (and should be) one resident smaller.
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