Could you imagine if science was actually governed by public opinion
Imagine having to reject evolution because you’re a scientist in Texas
Popular vote doesn’t make Pluto a planet. Not to mention that most of the audience that participated in the vote was made up of average people with little scientific qualifications. If we’re going to call Pluto a planet, than that means we also have to classify Eris and about 15 other objects in the remnants of our solar system as planets. Science isn’t a democratic poll.