The Man that Said Pluto is not a Planet.

Neil deGrasse Tyson is

astrophysicist and Frederick P. Rose Director Hayden Planetarium American Museum of Natural History since May 1996
Research Associate Department of Astrophysics American Museum of Natural History since July 2003

..and was named Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive by PEOPLE magazine (Tyson got the nod in 2000). He is quoted describing himself in High School as such: "I was a nerd who could kick your butt." That reminds me of the roll Sinbad Plays in the 1991 film Necessary Roughness. A hard-ass football player with a PhD.

He(Mr. Tyson) is one the backers of the idea that Pluto is NOT a planet and has also recently published a book entitiled The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet (2009). The consequences of which include, receiving hate mail from 3rd Graders.

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You can read more about Neil deGrasse Tyson here. A Time Mag article here and his facebook account here.

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