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Emily LakdawallaJanuary 17, 2006

Some more New Horizons stuff for you to read as the clock ticks down...

Last night Amir Alexander posted a very thorough pre-launch news story on New Horizons, "New Horizons Set to Launch on 9 Year Voyage to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt." There are lots of details in there I haven't read anywhere else.

Also, yesterday, we announced our two Top Ten lists for why Pluto is -- or isn't a planet. The overwhelming favorite among the secret panel of judges for why it's not a planet is "It doesn't appear to be so inclined...," submitted by Lyford Rome, of Ventura, California.

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