An 11-year-old girl proposed the name for Pluto after the Roman God of the Underworld. (Pluto was discovered in 1930 – WOW)
Now the follow up question….is Pluto a planet or not? The scientific community seems to be in a frequent debate about this… and if you google this you may see suggestions for Pluto is a planet, then Pluto is not a planet, then Pluto is a planet again, and finally that it has been determined to be a dwarf planet. So check this out: What is the controversy with Pluto?
Pluto only meets two of the criteria required to be a planet. Because it is not gravitationally dominant, Pluto is considered a dwarf planet. However, only 5% of the world’s astronomers voted on the redefinition, sparking controversy in the astronomy community. Aug 24, 2022, No wonder it is so far out there and acting like a loner – it has an identity crisis. Now if you have neck pain that is so far out there that you don’t know if it is still in orbit with the rest of your spine anymore – it’s time that you call our office and get it checked out.