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Two more planets in our Solar System: astronomers
Turkish Daily

Two more planets in our Solar System: astronomers

PARIS - Agence France-Presse Photo credit: The International Astronomical Union/Martin Kornmesser The Solar System has at least two more planets waiting to be discovered beyond the orbit of Pluto, Spanish and ... Turkish Daily, 1 week ago
Solar system 'may have more planets' Gulf Daily News, 6 days ago

Want to Name a Planet or Crater? Time's Running Out

Want to name an alien world? The International Astronomical Union's planet-naming contest is open for business . Suggestions are being solicited from registered clubs and nonprofit organizations — and if your group hasn't registered, you have ...
 NBCNews.com1 week ago Japan might get to name the most alien worlds  New Scientist4 days ago Fancy naming a planet? NameExoWorlds contest opens  Digital Journal1 week ago Planet-Naming Contests  Trend Hunter1 month ago

Here's your chance to name exoplanets, host stars

Astronomers from the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has recently organized a worldwide contest to give popular names to selected exoplanets along with their host stars. The IAU has invited astronomy clubs and non-profit organizations to submit the ...
 Sify1 week ago Here's your chance to name exoplanets, host stars  Zee News1 week ago Fancy naming a world after someone this Christmas?  New Scientist4 weeks ago Zambia hosts Southern African Regional Office of Astronomy for Development  National Research Foundation1 month ago

Soon, Youll Officially Be Able To Name An Exoplanet... Sort Of

Exoplanets such as OGLE-05-071L and HD 104985 could get catchier names this year. The International Astronomical Union—the organization that names planetary bodies—has just launched the first phase of its contest to let non-astronomers name ...
 Popular Science1 week ago Soon, You'll Officially Be Able To Name An Exoplanet... Sort Of week ago

Scandals leave cloud over memorable sports season

A giant screen shows an image of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes prior to Autumn International rugby union Test match between England and Australia in London in this December 2014 file photo. SINGAPORE: A year which was supposed to showcase ...
 Qatar Peninsula1 month ago

Public contest launched to name five craters on Mercury

Astronomical Union (IAU). The IAU has also kept a condition that all new craters on Mercury must be named after an artist, composer, or writer who was famous for more than 50 years and has been dead for more than three years. The contest is open to everyone, ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Update on contests to name exoplanets and craters on Mercury  SEN1 week ago Here's your chance to name an exoplanet  CBS News1 week ago
Dominion Post

New Horizons mission nearing Pluto after nine years in space

At that point, it wasn't even a quarter of the way to its target. Meanwhile, back on Earth, the International Astronomical Union demoted Pluto in 2006 from planet to the newly defined dwarf planet - an object that orbits the sun and is massive ...
 Dominion Post1 month ago Last Chance: Mercury Crater-Naming Contest Ends January 15  Space Daily1 week ago Space exploration promises to be spectacular in 2015  PhysOrg.com2 weeks ago Five Pluto mysteries that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft could solve  Christian Science Monitor1 month ago

Starry, starry night

Astronomy charts designed by astrophile Xu Gang are inspired by traditional ballad Bu Tian Ge . [Photo provided to China Daily] China looked at constellations differently from other civilizations. Two astronomers have published a book on the ...
 CHINAdaily2 weeks ago
Wired News

The Leap Second Is About to Rattle the Internet. But There's a Plot to Kill It

The Qantas Airways computers started crashing just after midnight. A few hours later, as passengers started flying home from weekend getaways, there were long delays in Brisbane, Perth, and Melbourne, and the computers still didn't work. Qantas ...
 Wired News2 weeks ago

Voyager is still riding shock wave in interstellar space

[embedded content] PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft is still on its history-making journey through interstellar space, and it appears its surroundings are getting louder and louder. The probe has been riding a sort of ...
 UPI1 month ago
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