Whether a person is one hundred years old or five, inquiring minds want to know, “What’s the deal with Pluto? Why do you astronomers hate Pluto? Why did you murder poor, sweet, little Pluto?” We don’t and we didn’t! We love Pluto!
Jason Schreiner, Planetarium Coordinator for the Lohman Planetarium at MOAS, recently collaborated on a distance learning event as a NASA Solar System Ambassador with the Artemis STEM Club of Salt Lake City, Utah. They covered a variety of topics, ranging from sleeping in space to the farthest away galaxy, but as any astronomer will tell you, there is one subject that comes up more than any other: Pluto. Here are their questions, and our answers on Pluto!