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Gaggle of stars get official names
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Gaggle of stars get official names

International Astronomical Union weighs in with formal designations for 227 stars WHATS IN A NAME? Names of eight stars in the constellation Orion, plus one (Cursa) in Eridanus, are among the 227 now officially sanctioned by the International ... Science News Online, 6 days ago

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Alpha Centauri gets new moniker as 227 star names clarified

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2 According to a new official designation by the International Astronomical Union, the neighboring star system Alpha Centauri will be known as "Rigil Kentaurus." This wide-field view of the sky around the bright star system ...
 MSN Philippines1 week ago Alpha Centauri gets new name  FOXNews.com1 week ago Alpha Centauri Gets a New Moniker as 227 Star Names Are Clarified  Space.com1 week ago
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227 Stars Given Names By International Astronomical Union

In May of 2016, the IAU Executive Committee approved of the creation of a special task force known as the (WGSN). Composed on an international group of experts in astronomy, astronomical history, and cultural astronomy, the purpose of the WGSN is ...
 Before It's News1 week ago

Student software finds new Minor Planet found way out beyond Pluto

Deep space real estate speculators, meet your next target: the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center has posted news of 2014 UZ224 , a newly-verified minor planet. We don't know a lot about 2014 UZ224, which looks to have a ...
 The Register1 month ago

Rajnath claims ancient Indians accurately calculated age of Earth

: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh misquoted the late astronomer Carl Sagan to claim that ancient Indians accurately dated the age of Earth to 1.97 billion years. Carl Sagan was a well-known cosmologist, Mr. Singh said in his Hindi address at the ...
 The Hindu15 hours ago

Union Home Minister inaugurates the India International Science Festival 2016

Shri Rajnath Singh appeals young scientists to spread the message of cashless transactions The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has called upon the young scientists to spread the message of cashless transactions. Addressing the ...
 Press Information Bureau22 hours ago

Cargo Spaceship Crash and Pluto's Heavy Heart: The Week's Top Space Stories

A Russian cargo vessel crashed shortly after launching toward the International Space Station, and astronomers came up with a new hypothesis about Pluto's iconic heart. Here are the most interesting things that happened in the universe this week. ...
 Space.com5 days ago India peeks into space  Mumbai Mirror1 month ago

Veteran US Astronaut Sets Another Record in Orbit

The International Space Station has gained three new residents, including the oldest and most experienced female astronaut ever to orbit the world. A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying the fresh crew docked Saturday at the space station, 400 ...
 Singapore Star.com2 weeks ago
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In international experiment, ASU astronomers explore mysteries of star formation

People are getting more excited as we get closer and closer to Election Day, he said. It's more important than ever that students vote because we know what's at stake, and well be living with it for a long time. It's an exciting time to be in ...
 Arizona State University1 month ago
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Joe Biden urges Trudeau to step up as global leader in time of 'soul-searching'

OTTAWA -- U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to be a defender of the international "rules of the road" to help shepherd the world through a period of deep uncertainty. Biden delivered that message in a stirring ...
 Business News Network18 minutes ago Biden asks Trudeau to help lead way in time of uncertainty  EnvironmentGuru.com1 hour ago Joe Biden: Trudeau Must Defend International 'Rules Of The Road'  Huffington Post Canada8 hours ago Canada an ally the U.S. needs more than ever: Biden  Macleans Online9 hours ago
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