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Astronomers gather in Hawaii amid telescope tensions

International Astronomical Union Hosts General Assembly at the...

7/30/2015 The International Astronomical Union (IAU) will hold its 2015 General Assembly from Aug. 3-14 at the Hawaii Convention Center on Oahu. The triennial conference will welcome more than 2,500 astronomers from 75 countries around the globe, ... Exhibitor Online, 5 days ago
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Demoted from planethood, Pluto makes its case

Nine years after the International Astronomical Union famously demoted Pluto from planethood, debate still rages among astronomers and the pubic alike as NASA's New Horizons probe gives humanity its first close-up view of the icy world. For ...
 CBS News3 weeks ago Why Pluto Will Remain a Dwarf Planet  Huffington Post2 weeks ago Why It Doesn't Matter Whether Pluto is a 'Planet'  Popular Mechanics3 weeks ago Pluto is, too, a planet  Arizona Daily Star3 weeks ago

International Astronomical Union Meeting Kicks Off in Hawaii

Astronomers from all over the world are getting together for two weeks to discuss the newest and most exciting discoveries in space science; they may also sneak in some surfing and hula lessons, because this astronomy meeting is taking place in ...
 Space.com1 day ago

Should Pluto regain its planetary status?

(CNN) - Pluto hasn't gotten this much attention since the International Astronomical Union (IAU) reclassified it as a dwarf planet in 2006. But NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flyby has rejuvenated Pluto's public image, and researchers are ...
 Channel40002 weeks ago International Astronomical Union's Decision Great Event In Armenia's  Groong4 weeks ago Byurakan observatory named regional center of astronomy  PanARMENIAN Network1 month ago Byrakan Observatory in Armenia declared regional astronomical center  Panorama.am1 month ago

Armenia as astronomical superpower and regional center of astronomy: An interview with Byurakan observatory director

In Armenia astronomy is quite developed and attracts international interest, which is why the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory after V. Hambartsumyan of Armenian National Academy of Sciences was recognized as a regional astronomical center by a ...
 Panorama.am4 weeks ago

Prof takes star role in hunt for aliens

A Hong Kong physicist will lead international scientists in a quest to locate aliens. Sun Kwok, dean of science at the University of Hong Kong, was yesterday elected head of the International Astronomical Union's Commission on Astrobiology in ...
 Hong Kong Standard1 day ago

From Home Country to Cosmos: A Memoir of Astronomical Importance

Dr. N.Y. Misconi shares the journey from Iraq to the American Space Center in new book ORLANDO, FL. (PRWEB) July 27, 2015 While teaching at the University of Baghdad, Dr. N.Y. Misconi had a dream of emigrating to the United States of America. ...
 Benzinga.com1 week ago

Time for Kenya to put best foot forward

US President Barack Obama's visit has thrust Kenya into the international limelight, and we should take advantage of the accompanying opportunities. Already, there is a significant increase in the number of tourists visiting Kenya ahead of ...
 The Star (Kenya)1 week ago Kenya: Time for Kenya to Put Best Foot Forward  AllAfrica.com1 week ago
Bloomberg View

A Euro Visionary at the IMF

Maurice Obstfeld, who's just been appointed chief economist for the International Monetary Fund, has followed the common European currency project for decades -- since it was a relatively loose association -- and warned early on about the problems ...
 Bloomberg View2 weeks ago

Astronomer who demoted Pluto watches in wonder

PASADENA, Calif. — Sitting behind a desk littered with space rocks and textbooks, CalTech astronomer Michael Brown barely has time to manage a few slices of pizza as he juggles media interviews. He's been in high demand this week at the New ...
 USA Today2 weeks ago
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