It could join the ranks of Pluto and four others in our celestial neighborhood.
Even in space, bureaucracy exists.
It's the farthest object we've ever spotted in our neighborhood.
Short answer: Because we changed the definition of the word “planet” to better fit its meaning.
And it could help prove the existence of Planet Nine.
Dawn spacecraft discovers organic materials on its surface
A leopard can't change its spots, but apparently a dwarf planet can
Emails among scientists suggest it's possible
And it's still not Pluto
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