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The Resource The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet, Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet, Neil deGrasse Tyson

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The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet
Title
The Pluto files
Title remainder
the rise and fall of America's favorite planet
Statement of responsibility
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An exploration of the controversy surrounding Pluto and its planet status from a renowned astrophysicist at the heart of the controversy
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Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Dewey number
523.49/22
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB701
LC item number
.T97 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Pluto (Dwarf planet)
Label
The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet, Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published as a Norton paperback 2010"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pluto in culture -- Pluto in history -- Pluto in science -- Pluto's fall from grace -- Pluto divides the nation -- Pluto's judgment day -- Pluto the dwarf planet -- Pluto in the elementary school classroom : a personal recommendation for educators -- Plutologue -- Appendix A. Pluto data (2008) -- Appendix B. "Planet X" (complete lyrics by Christine Lavin) -- Appendix C. "I'm your moon" (complete lyrics by Jonathan Coulton) -- Appendix D. "Pluto's not a planet anymore" (complete lyrics by Jeff Mondak and Alex Stangl) -- Appendix E. Official media response from the author regarding the Rose Center's exhibit treatment of Pluto -- Appendix F. Resolution of the International Astronomical Union on the definition of a planet -- Appendix G. New Mexico Legislation relative to Pluto's planetary status -- Appendix H. California legislation relative to Pluto's planetary status
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xii, 194 pages
Isbn
9780393350364
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Stock number
1380541
System control number
  • qbi15000159
  • (OCoLC)869437916
Label
The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published as a Norton paperback 2010"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pluto in culture -- Pluto in history -- Pluto in science -- Pluto's fall from grace -- Pluto divides the nation -- Pluto's judgment day -- Pluto the dwarf planet -- Pluto in the elementary school classroom : a personal recommendation for educators -- Plutologue -- Appendix A. Pluto data (2008) -- Appendix B. "Planet X" (complete lyrics by Christine Lavin) -- Appendix C. "I'm your moon" (complete lyrics by Jonathan Coulton) -- Appendix D. "Pluto's not a planet anymore" (complete lyrics by Jeff Mondak and Alex Stangl) -- Appendix E. Official media response from the author regarding the Rose Center's exhibit treatment of Pluto -- Appendix F. Resolution of the International Astronomical Union on the definition of a planet -- Appendix G. New Mexico Legislation relative to Pluto's planetary status -- Appendix H. California legislation relative to Pluto's planetary status
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xii, 194 pages
Isbn
9780393350364
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Stock number
1380541
System control number
  • qbi15000159
  • (OCoLC)869437916

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