from the size-does-matter dept.
anthemaniac writes "Earth's moon is drifting away from us more than an inch every year. In a few billion years, if the system survives, the moon would be reclassified as a planet under the new IAU definition. You gotta wonder if the astronomers who dreamed this definition up had thought of that."
Work expands to fill the time available.
-- Cyril Northcote Parkinson, "The Economist", 1955