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Fears raised over naming Mars craters
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Fears raised over naming Mars craters

THE International Astronomical Union (IAU) has warned about recent schemes to name the craters on Mars. There have been attempts recently by some organisations to raise money by getting people to pay to name a crater. The IAU has pointed out ... First News, 4 weeks ago

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International Astronomical Union labelled 'boring' as it warns space is not for sale

The International Astronomical Union has been slammed as boring after it attacked a firm which profits by selling the right to name Martian craters. Uwingu is a website set up to create the world's first crowdsourced map of Mars. For a price of ...
 Forbes.com1 month ago
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The International Astronomical Union will not recognize purchased names for Martian craters

Space fans who name Martian craters for a fee will not see those monikers considered for official recognition, according to the International Astronomical Union. The IAU, the authority that assigns "official" names to celestial bodies and surface ...
 Mother Nature Network1 month ago IAU To Uwingu: You Can't Name That Martian Crater Either  Slashdot1 month ago Mars Craters Reignite Intergalactic Naming Feud  Discover Magazine1 month ago You Can Name a Mars Crater, but Astronomy Group Spoils the Fun  Space.com1 month ago

Mars name-a-crater scheme runs into trouble The online news portal of TV5 PARIS - The world's paramount astronomical authority on Tuesday slapped down a bid to hawk the names of Mars' craters, saying the Red Planet's monickers are not up for sale. "Such initiatives go ...
 Interaksyon1 month ago Mars name-a-crater scheme lands in row  Asian Age1 month ago AFP - Space-astronomy-Mars-offbeat-people  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago
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You Can't Buy a Mars Crater

Recently, initiatives that capitalize on the public's interest in space and astronomy have proliferated, some putting a price tag on naming space objects and their features, such as Mars craters. The International Astronomical Union (IAU) wants to ...
 Laboratory Equipment1 month ago IAU Concerns and Considerations with the Naming of Mars Craters  SpaceRef1 month ago Concerns and Considerations with the Naming of Mars Craters  Space Daily1 month ago

Summer treat for your aspiring astronomers

THE STARGAZING event at Pico de Loro. JILL LEJANO PICO de Loro in the early morning sun As young as 5 years old, Rogel Mari Sese knew he wanted to be an astronomer. It was a book from his scientist parents (his mom is a molecular biologist ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer1 week ago
Japan Times

Twin rings found around asteroid

PARIS Astonished astronomers have found rings around an asteroid, the smallest object known to have this feature and only the fifth after Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. The twin rings around a rock called Chariklo were spotted in last June ...
 Japan Times3 weeks ago • Astronomers ring in startling asteroid find  Rappler3 weeks ago Astronomers spot asteroid with rings  Sky News Australia4 weeks ago Astronomers discover asteroid rings weeks ago
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The discovery of a new 'dwarf planet' expands our view of the solar system

Astronomers report they have spotted a 'dwarf planet' way out on the edge of the solar system. It's the second one of its kind found in this region of space and it may redefine our understanding of the solar system. Player utilities The first ...
 Public Radio International2 weeks ago Astronomers dub new dwarf planet 'Biden.' Will the name stick?  Christian Science Monitor3 weeks ago Newly-discovered dwarf planet named after Joe Biden hints at undiscovered Planet X  New Statesman3 weeks ago Pink mini-planet found past Pluto in former barren region with Sedna  Japan Times4 weeks ago

Speaker cancellations disrupt campus programming

Three speakers who were funded through the Student Union Speaker Series cancelled their planned appearances this semester, leaving student groups scrambling to come up with alternate programming. Neuropsychiatrist Eric Kandel, actor Joe Pantoliano ...
 Individual.com2 weeks ago

The U.S.-Russia Fight Has Entered Space

The Soyuz TMA-12M rocket launches from Kazakhstan on March 26, carrying two Russian cosmonauts and one American astronaut to the International Space Station.(Joel Kowsky/NASA via ) Tensions between Russia and the United States have reached ...
 National Journal3 weeks ago Soyuz Space Vehicle Gives American Astronaut $70 Million Lift Tonight  The Guardian Express4 weeks ago
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