New Planets?

By xerocube | August 16, 2006

Science nevers ceases to amaze me. I have heard the buzz about this for a few days now, but it looks like things are coming to a head.

Pluto will remain a planet. We can all sleep peacefully now.

But that leads me to this startling news… 3 new planets; growing our small single-digit solar system to a big-boy status of 12 planets!

Yup — we may soon see the addition of Ceres (re-instated to planet status), Charon (Pluto’s “moon”) and the far-distant “Xena” (formal name to be assigned at a later date). And yes… as in “Warrior Princess” Xena.

Anyway, here’s some more details…

New Planets : [CNN]

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