Podcaster: Dr. Pamela Gay

Title: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Dwarf Planets

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Description: This essay was written for Mothership Zeta magazine, November 2015 issue. Spoiler alert: Pluto doesn’t care what we call it. It’s just an icy rock.

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Bio:  Dr. Pamela Gay is Director of Cosmoquest

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