Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts this film on "Nova". Following a decision to change Pluto to 'non-planetary status', the Doctor received some harsh criticism. Here in "The Pluto Files" he talks with his critics as well as discusses the history of this body in space. Believe it or not, it's actually all pretty interesting. I particularly liked Tyson's nice style--taking the whole thing with a nice sense of humor. It was hard not to like him and enjoy the film.
Some things to look for in this film are some great cinematography as well as the super-interesting visit with the Tombaugh family. Seeing the telescopes that Clyde Tombaugh made were really amazing--you have to see them for yourself. And to think, with these home-made scopes he was the first to find and identify Pluto!! What a brilliant guy who basically taught himself! Well worth seeing.
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