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Now, you can name Pluto's newly discovered features

A new campaign has been launched by NASA's New Horizons mission,¬†the SETI¬†Institute and the International Astronomical Union (IAU), which allows general public to name Pluto's newly discovered features and its satellites. Zee News, 1 month ago
Now, you can name Pluto's newly discovered features Business Standard, 1 month ago

11 images for international astronomical union, 4 days ago
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Manila Bulletin, 2 months ago
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Canis Minor is a simple constellation

In 1928 the International Astronomical Union recognized 88 official constellations, with boundaries in the sky similar to international boundaries between countries. The boundaries of each constellation contain the stick figures we traditionally ...
 Arizona Daily Star1 month ago

Name the features on Pluto and its moon Charon

WASHINGTON, March 23 (UPI) -- NASA scientists and officials at the International Astronomical Union (IAU) are asking for the public's help in naming the geological components of Pluto and Charon. As of now, there aren't any geophysical features on ...
 UPI1 month ago Pluto Flyby: 'Our Pluto' Naming Campaign Deadline Extended Due to Overwhelming Response, NASA Says  Hngn.com2 weeks ago NASA scientists and officials at the International Astronomical Union are asking for the public's help in naming the geological components of Pluto and Charon.  TickerTech.com1 month ago Submission Window For IAU Pluto Naming Campaign Ends This Friday  Tech Times2 days ago

Sex isn't chromosomes: the story of a century of misconceptions about X & Y

When the International Astronomical Union (IAU) reclassified Pluto from planet to dwarf planet in 2006, it did nothing to change the fact of the existence of Pluto. Its status, however, is an innocuous example of how science is not always an ...
 New Statesman2 months ago Our Dwarf Planet Dreams are Coming into Focus  NewsHub South Africa2 months ago

IAU names asteroid after late Chinese singer Yao Beina

Undated photo of Yao Beina. [Photo/] The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named NO 41981 asteroid Yao Beina after a Chinese singer. IAU, the world's largest professional body for astronomers, said Yao Beina was a brave Chinese ... weeks ago Late singer Yao Beina gets asteroid named after her  Yahoo! Singapore2 weeks ago
Manila Bulletin

Close call: star whizzed past solar system at distance of a light year

by AFP February 18, 2015 Share this: Photo by the International Astronomical Union/Martin Kornmesser via Wikimedia Commons By the standards of outer space, it was the closest call yet recorded: a star that zoomed past oursolarsystem70,000 ...
 Manila Bulletin2 months ago What makes the solar system interesting to astronomers?  PhysOrg.com2 months ago How the Moon Got Its Name  Gizmodo2 weeks ago Meet the Solar System's Dwarf Planets  BruDirect1 month ago

Media Invitation for the XXIX General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union

249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition March 22-26, 2015 Denver, CO EurekAlert! provides embargoed and breaking science news you can't afford to miss. EurekAlert! offers a one-stop science news distribution service you can trust. EurekAlert! ...
 EurekAlert!2 weeks ago
WA Today

Women look to the skies for answers

University of NSW radio astronomer Claire-Elise Green looks deep into the workings of clouds of gas in interstellar space. Photo: Grant Turner/Mediakoo Globally, the space industry spent a cool $315 billion in 2014 and brims with opportunities for ...
 WA Today2 weeks ago

Top 10 Space Tourist Hot Spots

The allure of space travel and exploring the cosmos has enchanted tourists for decades. The Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik 1, an artificial satellite, in 1957 is credited with starting the "space race;" and the world's interest in space ...
 Huffington Post2 days ago
Philippine Daily Inquirer

Chedeng to be felt Saturday night; Signal No. 2 up in 10 provinces

Typhoon Chedeng (international name Maysak) sped up on Saturday morning but maintained its strength as it continued to approach the eastern coast of Luzon. The state weather bureau said in its 11 a.m. report that Chedeng was moving west northwest ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer3 weeks ago Storm signals up in 24 provinces as Chedeng nears Isabela-Aurora  Philippine Daily Inquirer3 weeks ago
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