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Planet Bieber? Suggestions (mostly) welcome

istockphoto While the prospect The International Astronomical Union wants to change that. Recently the organization, which among other things names objects in space, announced a plan, called NameExoWorlds, to crowdsource names for recently ... Boston Globe, 5 days ago
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Public To Vote On Names For Exoplanets

An anonymous reader writes In response to the increased interest by the public in astronomy, the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the world authority that names objects in space, is giving the public a chance to name up to 30 planets from a ...
 Slashdot1 week ago Public gets to nominate and vote on exoplanet names  Electronic Products1 week ago Public gets to vote on names for exoplanets  ArsTechnica1 week ago International Astronomical Union (IAU) Planet-Naming Contest Opening Up  ETeknix.com1 week ago
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Why Pluto is the coolest dwarf planet in the galaxy

Video screenshot by /CNET Poor Pluto was famously downgraded to dwarf planet status by the International Astronomical Union in 2006. Still, regardless of whether Pluto is considered a regular planet or dwarf planet, it has some cool features that ...
 CNET Reviews2 months ago
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Philanthropist Buhl Jr. immortalized with asteroid

The International Astronomical Union has announced that an asteroid now bears Henry Buhl Jr.'s name. Asteroid number "1990 AA" is now referred to as "Henrybuhl." Buhl was
 Big News Network1 month ago I've been asteroided! (274860) Emilylakdawalla  Planetary Society1 week ago Carnegie Science Center announces naming of Asteroid to honor Henry Buhl  Examiner.com1 month ago

Astronomers Search for the Key to a Galactic Internet

Back in the 1970s, scientists at Ohio State ­University began searching for signs of intelligent alien life using a radio telescope the size of three football fields. Like a giant car antenna, it listened for broadcasts from space and dumped the ...
 MSNBC Newsweek1 day ago Digging Through Big Data to Find Alien Life  MSNBC Newsweek10 hours ago

Acclaimed Astrophysicist, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, to Star at Ogilvy & Mather 2014 Cannes Lions Seminar

Overview Market News Market Videos Currencies International Treasury & Bonds Search InvestCenter Recent Quotes My Watchlist Indicators By: Ogilvy & Mather via PR Newswire June 19, 2014 at 08:30 AM EDT CANNES, ...
 WorldNetDaily1 month ago Press Club of Western PA Announces 2014 Golden Quill Winners  CEOWorld Magazine2 months ago

Life on the Subsurface: An Interview with Penelope Boston

A landscape painting above Penny Boston's living room entryway depicts astronauts exploring Mars. Penelope Boston is a speleo-biologist at New Mexico Tech , where she is also Director of Cave and Karst Science. Her work examines subterranean ...
 Architect Magazine1 day ago

Why We Depend on Russian Flying Monkeys

After analyzing the sanctions against our space industry, I suggest to the USA to bring their astronauts to the International Space Station using a trampoline. That was an April 29 tweet from Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who is ...
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FROM THE COLLEGES: Union, Boyce, Truett-McConnell, Hardin Simmons

Mitchell named Union interim provost JACKSON, Tenn. -- Union University President Samuel W. "Dub" Oliver has named C. Ben Mitchell interim provost and interim vice president for academic affairs. Mitchell, a noted evangelical ethicist and ...
 Town Hall1 month ago

ESA Astronaut Alexander Gerst Arrives at Space Station

PARIS , May 29 -- The European Union's European Space Agency issued the following news release: A Soyuz spacecraft launched last night from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan docked with the International Space Station in the early hours of this ...
 HispanicBusiness.com1 month ago
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