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Alpha Centauri gets new moniker as 227 star names clarified
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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 Philippines, 1 month ago
Alpha Centauri gets new name, 1 month ago

11 images for international astronomical union

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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 Online1 month ago A History Of Cataloging The Heavens: The International Astronomical Union's New Star Catalog  Forbes.com1 month ago International Astronomical Union Formally Approves 227 Star Names  SpaceRef1 month ago International Astronomical Union Approves 227 Star Names  NatureWorldNews.com1 month 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 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 Hindu1 month 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 Bureau1 month ago

How to Get to Space From Africa? Ask These Girls!

Copyright: Eric Miller/Panos In 1961, the Soviet Union put the first human in space . Just eight years later, U.S. astronauts were the first to walk on the moon. Early space exploration is filled with Soviet and American achievements, but in the 21 ...
 AfricanBrains.net1 month ago Eric Berger Wins the National Space Society's 2017 Space Pioneer Award for Mass Media  SpaceRef4 days 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 months ago
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India, US should collaborate more on space research, says NASA scientist Paul Rosen

This post first appeared on He felicitated two young Indian astronomers who discovered asteroids in 2010. Prominent NASA scientist Paul Rosen on Saturday said that India and the US should collaborate more on space research programs as he ...
 The American Bazaar11 hours ago The asteroid hunter  New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago India, US Must Join Forces On Space Research And Exploration, NASA Scientist Says  Science World Report8 hours ago Indian students naming th€‹€‹€‹€‹€‹€‹e Asteroid, felicitated by NASA  India Education Diary.in1 day ago

What's up for January 2017? Here's when, where to look up in the night sky this month (Watch video)

Image credit: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/YouTube New Delhi: NASA has released a video that highlights various astronomical events taking place in the month of January, 2017. The new year started with a beautiful view of the moon, Venus ...
 ZeeNews.com1 week 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 Network1 month ago Biden asks Trudeau to help lead way in time of uncertainty  EnvironmentGuru.com1 month ago Joe Biden: Trudeau Must Defend International 'Rules Of The Road'  Huffington Post Canada1 month ago Canada an ally the U.S. needs more than ever: Biden  Macleans Online1 month ago
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