Pluto's status attacked

Some have appealed to Gingerich’s group not to downgrade Pluto, saying it would disappoint children and throw our understanding of the universe into chaos.

Others say let the chips fall where they may and seem to relish the idea of overturning our current view of the universe. –Alan CrosbyPluto’s status attacked (Boston.com)

The debate over stem cell ethics… the politics and science behind the global warming issue… we’re not all that different from the people who appealed to emotion and tradition when confronted with the theories of Gallileo and Darwin.