Re: Survey of American Attitudes Toward and Knowledge of Science

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Sat Jun 24 2000 - 23:48:40 MDT

Harvey Newstrom wrote:
> Spike Jones <> wrote:
> >Now the big debate is whether Pluto/Charon should be considered a
> >planet at all.
> Since there is a whole asteroid belt out there, I do not consider
> Pluto to be a planet. I wanted to call these new asteroids
> "plunitoids."

Actually, Jewett, one of the primary researchers in Kuiper Belt Objects
calls them plutons.

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