publication date: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 (part of Round XLV)

category: Science

clue: demoting Pluto got him promoted to late night comedy show guest

explanation: Tyson was an astronomer involved in the controversial demotion of Pluto to dwarf planet status. He was known for appearances on The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Late Night, and other programs. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Aaron Shurtleff, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, and Melissa Anderson


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