In light of our conversation on Wednesday about whether the general public should be able to vote on decisions, I thought this was an interesting debate to bring up. Apparently, there was recently a debate at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics on whether or not Pluto should be reinstated as a planet. During the debate, the audience (which were mostly just ordinary people, not physicists) voted that of course Pluto should be a planet! Viva la Pluto! What do you guys think about this?
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