Dava Sobel

Dava Sobel is the author of Longitude, Galileo’s Daughter, and The Planets. She recently served as the sole non-scientist on an advisory committee to the International Astronomical union, considering the definition of the word “planet” and the status of Pluto.

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Dava Sobel is the author of Longitude, Galileo’s Daughter, and The Planets. She recently served as the sole non-scientist on an advisory committee to the International Astronomical union, considering the definition of the word “planet” and the status of Pluto.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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