When planets were officially defined, Pluto was left out in the cold. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson
, director of the Hayden Planetarium, writes about his role in downgrading the 9th planet and the ensuing controversy in his new book The Pluto Files
. Also, imagining a future without the Times
; playwright and director Young Jean Lee
; and working to end malaria.
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