Is Pluto a Planet?: A Historical Journey Through the Solar System by David A. Weintraub (Paperback, 2008)

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"David Weintraub sets the debate in its full context, and his views will be of interest to anyone who wants to know how our view of the universe around us has changed over time.". --Martin Ince, Times Higher Education Supplement "Vanderbilt astronomer Weintraub places the Pluto controversy in context in his judicious, lively account of the development of our solar system and the evolution of the meaning of the word planet. Weintraub effectively shows that Pluto is a planet by most definitions, but so are several other objects in the Kuiper asteroid belt.