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South African astronomer to get Edinburgh Medal

South African astronomer to get Edinburgh Medal

Kevin Govender will become the first South African to receive a Medal at the 2016 Edinburgh International Science Festival next month, the National Research Foundation announced on Monday ... Kevin Govender will become the first South African to ... All4Women, 3 days ago

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EarthSky, 1 week ago
Tech Times

Learning and Emotion

When Pluto was downgraded from its status as a planet to a dwarf planet in 2006 by the International Astronomical Union, do you remember how you felt? Certainly among astronomers, professional and amateur, the taxonomic shift—which meant that ...
 Elearning!1 month ago A Planet By Any Other Name: What Could The New 'Planet 9' Be Named?  Tech Times3 weeks ago Ninth planet may have been discovered  Equilibrio Informativo3 weeks ago The Possibility of a Ninth Planet  New Yorker3 weeks ago
The Guardian Nigeria

NASRDA Makes Astronomy History

PHOTO CREDIT iau As Nigeria Becomes W. African HQs For World Body A VISITING top-level official of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has termed Nigeria's formal designation, as the world regulatory body's West African headquarters, a ...
 The Guardian Nigeria2 months ago

Meet Dulcinea,Poltergeistand 29 Other Planets Just Named ByPopular Vote

Earlier this year, the International Astronomical Union asked us to vote on the names for 32 exoplanets orbiting 15 stars. This could have been a trainwreck, but the planet christening actually went pretty smoothly. Now, with half a million votes ...
 Gizmodo1 month ago First Public Vote for Planet Names Yields Dagon, Poltergeist, Orbitar  Popular Mechanics1 month ago Meet Dulcinea, Poltergeist and 29 Other Planets Just Named By Popular Vote  MyInforms1 month ago
Ars Technica UK

China-Moon Naming

The International Astronomical Union has approved names for four geographical entities on the moon, which contain Chinese elements as they are in the landing area of China's Chang'e 3 lunar probe on the moon, said Chinese authorities on Tuesday. ...
 News Content1 month ago New planets named in public poll  Digital Journal1 month ago Orbitar, really? Some new exoplanet names are downright weird  MyInforms1 month ago IAU concerned about consequences of US travel restrictions  Iran Daily2 months ago
Tech Times

Meet Thestias, Spe, Orbitar And More: Humans Just Renamed 14 Stars And 31 Exoplanets

The International Astronomical Union just released the results of its NameExoWorlds contest that allowed the common man to give official names to host stars and exoplanets. Winning entries came from the North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, ...
 Tech Times1 month ago Final Results of NameExoWorlds Public Vote Released  SpaceRef1 month ago

Citizen Scientists Name Planet

Press Release From: International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) Volunteers from the Perth based citizen astronomy project theSkyNet have won the right to name a planet around a distant star as part of a global contest run by the ...
 SpaceRef1 month ago Citizen scientists name planet...  LocalNews7.com1 month ago Citizen scientists name planet in global contest  FOXNews.com1 month ago People rename 14 stars and 31 exoplanets  EarthSky1 month ago
Focus Bulgaria

Prof. Diana Kyurkchieva: Young people express an interest in astronomy

cture: AFP Галерия Professor Diana Kyurkchieva from the Astronomical Centre at Bishop Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen speaking in an interview with Radio FOCUS Shumen FOCUS: Ms Kyurkchieva, when will the new astronomical ...
 Focus Bulgaria1 month ago
IT Web

Astronomer to get SA's first Edinburgh Medal

Kevin Govender from the Office of Astronomy for Development will become the first South African to be awarded with the Edinburgh Medal. Local astronomer Kevin Govender from the Cape Town-based Office of Astronomy for Development and the ...
 IT Web2 days ago
Huffington Post

Weekend Roundup: The Pope Blesses China

Many seem to fear the rise of China as a challenge to the West. Not Pope Francis. In a remarkable interview published this week in Asia Times , he takes the long view, transcending contemporary geopolitics and embracing the return of the Middle ...
 Huffington Post5 days ago
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