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Pluto became a dwarf planet 9 years ago today -- but that's 'bulls---,' according to a leading NASA scientist
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Pluto became a dwarf planet 9 years ago today -- but that's 'b...

On Aug. 24, 2006, nine years ago today, the International Astronomical Union demoted Pluto from a planet to a dwarf planet — a move that sparked protests and split the space-science community . Some in the community, including leading Pluto ... Business Insider Australia, 1 week ago
Why Pluto Will Remain a Dwarf Planet Huffington Post, 1 month ago
Should Pluto regain its planetary status? Channel4000, 1 month ago

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IAU declares Nigeria its representative in West Africa

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has declared the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) as its representative in West Africa, which effectively incorporates Nigeria into the vast global network. A statement released ...
 CEO Africa.com1 week ago Nigeria Joins Global Astronomy Network  The Guardian Nigeria2 weeks ago

Neil Armstrong may get his own planet, a hot gas giant 59.1 light years awayAugust 14, 2015

According to a Thursday story in Yahoo News , the International Astronomical Union, the same group that demoted Pluto, has started a contest for the general public to name a number of exoplanets that had been discovered over the years. The public ...
 Examiner.com2 weeks ago Neil Armstrong could have a planet named after him  Global Advisors2 weeks ago Name exoplanets: Astronomers group allows public to name exoworlds  CNN2 weeks ago NASA Astronaut Neil Armstrong May Have a Planet Named For Him  Government Executive2 weeks ago

International Astronomical Union Hosts General Assembly at the Hawaii Convention Center

7/30/2015 The International Astronomical Union (IAU) will hold its 2015 General Assembly from Aug. 3-14 at the Hawaii Convention Center on Oahu. The triennial conference will welcome more than 2,500 astronomers from 75 countries around the globe, ...
 Exhibitor Online1 month ago Astronomers gather in Hawaii amid telescope tensions  LocalNews7.com1 month ago Hawaiian mountaintop becomes battleground between native activists and astronomers  Boston Globe1 month ago Astronomy convention protests: Astronomers gather in Hawaii amid telescope tensions  Financial Express1 month ago

International Astronomical Union Meeting Kicks Off in Hawaii

Astronomers from all over the world are getting together for two weeks to discuss the newest and most exciting discoveries in space science; they may also sneak in some surfing and hula lessons, because this astronomy meeting is taking place in ...
 Space.com4 weeks ago
Tech Times

Want To Name An Exoplanet? Here's Your Chance

The International Astronomical Union is giving the public chance to vote for the name of each of the 32 exoplanets that were discovered over the past two decades via the NameExoWorlds competition. Anyone with computer or smartphone can participate ...
 Tech Times2 weeks ago To Play or Not to Play the Exoplanet Name Game?  Scientific American2 weeks ago Vote To Name Alien Planets After Pro Wrestlers, Zombies, Or 'Game of Thrones' Characters weeks ago You can finally vote on alien planets' names, but don't get any crazy ideas  Social Dashboard2 weeks ago
Asian Scientist

HKU's Kwok Sun Elected President Of IAU's Astrobiology Commission

Kwok has been selected to coordinate the International Astronomical Union's world-wide astrobiology research efforts. Asian Scientist Newsroom | August 17, 2015 | Top News AsianScientist (Aug. 17, 2015) - Professor Kwok Sun, dean of science ...
 Asian Scientist2 weeks ago Sunspot variation not causing climate change  Social Dashboard3 weeks ago International Astronomical Union's Decision Great Event In Armenia's  Groong1 month ago Armenia as astronomical superpower and regional center of astronomy: An interview with Byurakan observatory director  Panorama.am1 month ago

Space photos map global light pollution

A project called Cities at Night is using photographs clicked by astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS) to map nightly light pollution in cities around the world. The project, which started in April 2014, is cataloguing over 130 000 ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago Photos from ISS help measure light pollution on Earth  Times of India2 weeks ago
International Business Times UK

GAMA researchers track the slow death of the universe

Research conducted by an international team of astronomers who studied over 200,000 galaxies with more accuracy than ever before have managed to chart the slow death of the universe. The research was part of the Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA) ...
 International Business Times UK3 weeks ago Charting the Slow Death of the Universe  Space Fellowship3 weeks ago Scientists measure slow death of the Universe  Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI)3 weeks ago Prof takes star role in hunt for aliens  Hong Kong Standard4 weeks ago

Universe is Dying Slowly but There is No Need to Panic Yet: ICRAR Scientists

An international team of astronomers has come to the conclusion after analyzing the data from nearly two lakh galaxies that the universe is slowly dying and has remained only half what it was two billion years ago. But there is no need to panic ...
 MedIndia2 weeks ago Universe is slowly dying but no need to panic yet: Scientists  The Freepress Journal3 weeks ago
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