Pluto has been demoted from its planet status, though some dispute that. But astronomers have found evidence that there may be two actual planets beyond Pluto.
If they are definitively discovered, what should we call them? The names should be classical to fit with the others. I say name one Athena, after the goddess of wisdom, since wisdom is also elusive and hard to detect. And let’s name the other one Pluto, so that we’ll once again have a planet named Pluto. [Read more…]