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NMSU Library and NMSU Department of Astronomy to celebrate Clyde W. Tombaugh’s legacy

On February 18, 1930, 90 years ago, Clyde William Tombaugh – a young technician newly hired by the Lowell Observatory – discovered the planet Pluto. This incredible deed made history and brought worldwide recognition to the aspiring astronomer who eventually played a crucial role in establishing an astronomy graduate program at New Mexico State University….
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