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Demoted Planet Pluto Could Regain Its Status Soon
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An upgrade for Pluto? The distant orbiter may reclaim planetar...

In 2006, the International Astronomical Union downgraded Pluto from full planetary status to dwarf planet. From 1930, when it was discovered, until Pluto's fall from grace 76 years later, earthlings were taught that their solar system consisted of ... Korea Times, 1 week ago
Demoted Planet Pluto Could Regain Its Status Soon Auto World News, 2 weeks ago

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Populist science: Pluto is a planet

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- When the International Astronomical Union got together in 2006 and updated the criteria for classification as a planet, thereby downgrading Pluto from "planet" to the informal title of "not a planet," many inside and ...
 UPI4 weeks ago Democracy has spoken, Pluto should be a planet  Space Daily4 weeks ago Debate on "What Is a Planet?" to Be Webcast on 18 September  SpaceRef1 month ago
Gladstone Observer

Could Pluto become a planet again?

MAYBE. Almost a decade after the International Astronomical Union or IAU decided to kick Pluto out of the exclusive club that is our solar system, the issue has come into orbit once again. Washington Post is reporting that now, eight years ...
 Gladstone Observer2 weeks ago Pluto's demotion debated  Harvard University Gazette1 month ago My violent evil monster can help you learn astronomy  AZCentral.com1 month ago

Delhi school children discover 2 unknown asteroids, discoveries to be placed in International Astronomical Union

Delhi school children discover 2 unknown asteroids, discoveries to be placed in International Astronomical Union Friday, 15 August 2014 - 11:05pm IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: DNA Amrita Madhukalya Two teams of school children from Delhi have successfully ...
 DNA2 months ago

Two Delhi school students discover Near-Earth Objects

Findings will be included in world's official minor body catalogue maintained by International Astronomical Union in Paris, after the asteroids are re-confirmed. NEW DELHI Two new asteroids have been discovered by a team of students from two ...
 Pune Mirror2 months ago How students from Delhi school discovered 2 asteroids  DNA2 months ago Little stargazers discover two new asteroids  New Delhi Pioneer2 months ago Delhi students discover two new asteroids  DNA India2 months ago
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Register Now To Enter NameExoWorlds Contest

Image Caption: The IAU Directory for World Astronomy website. Credit: IAU Provided by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) The IAU invites all public organizations with an interest in astronomy to register on the IAU Directory for ...
 Red Orbit2 weeks ago Asteroid Hunter Searches Depths of Space for Earth-Threatening Objects  International Business Times UK4 weeks ago Asteroid Named For University Of Utah Makes Public Debut  Red Orbit3 weeks ago Meet Univofutah, the Asteroid Named After the US' University of Utah  Softpedia4 weeks ago

International Archeoastronomer comes to Carter Observatory (Fuseworks)

In association with Victoria University and the Society for MÄori Astronomy, Research and Traditions (SMART), Carter Observatory hosts acclaimed British Archeoastronomer Clive Ruggles in a unique talk about Ancient Solar Observatories in two very ...
 Yahoo!Xtra1 week ago

New asteroid named after Philippine goddess of lost things

Last month, the Minor Planet Center (MPC)—an international astronomical monitoring agency—published its latest list of approved names for known asteroids. Among these is asteroid 1982XB, which has been given the name (3757) Anagolay, after the ...
 GMA News.tv1 week ago
Library of Congress

Astronomical Data & Astronomical Digital Stewardship: Interview with Elizabeth Griffin

The following is a guest post fromJane Mandelbaum,co-chair of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working group and IT Project Manager at the Library of Congress. Elizabeth Griffin is an astrophysicist at the Dominion ...
 Library of Congress2 weeks ago

Omar Khayyam statue to be set up in New York

A statue of the internationally celebrated Persian poet, astronomer and mathematician, Omar Khayyam Neishaburi will be set up in Manhattan, New York City. Officials of Manhattan Municipality decided to install the statue of the classic Iranian ...
 Iran Daily1 month ago
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