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Alien planet systems shortlisted for naming

Naming the heavens: how minor planets get their names

On May 8 the International Astronomical Union (IAU) approved a minor planet to be named after Zhang Jinqiu, an architect and academician at the Chinese Academy Global Times, 2 weeks ago

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Now, you can name Pluto's newly discovered features

A new campaign has been launched by NASA's New Horizons mission, the SETI Institute and the International Astronomical Union (IAU), which allows general public to name Pluto's newly discovered features and its satellites.
 Zee News2 months ago Now, you can name Pluto's newly discovered features  Business Standard2 months ago Campaign for Public Participation in Naming Features on Pluto  SpaceRef2 months ago Now, you can name Pluto's newly …  Yahoo! India2 months ago

Got names for a new planet? Space scientists want to know

The 20 ExoWorlds up for naming by the International Astronomical Union. Image: IAU/ESO/S. Brunier By Miriam Kramer 2015-04-28 01:35:04 UTC This could be your chance to help name an alien world. In a first, the International Astronomical Union ...
 Mashable1 month ago Scientists Seek Public's Help in Naming Alien Stars, Planets  NewsR.in1 month ago

Canis Minor is a simple constellation

In 1928 the International Astronomical Union recognized 88 official constellations, with boundaries in the sky similar to international boundaries between countries. The boundaries of each constellation contain the stick figures we traditionally ...
 Arizona Daily Star2 months ago

Name the features on Pluto and its moon Charon

WASHINGTON, March 23 (UPI) -- NASA scientists and officials at the International Astronomical Union (IAU) are asking for the public's help in naming the geological components of Pluto and Charon. As of now, there aren't any geophysical features on ...
 UPI2 months ago Pluto Flyby: 'Our Pluto' Naming Campaign Deadline Extended Due to Overwhelming Response, NASA Says  Hngn.com1 month ago NASA scientists and officials at the International Astronomical Union are asking for the public's help in naming the geological components of Pluto and Charon.  TickerTech.com2 months ago This is our most detailed image of Pluto yet  Christian Science Monitor1 day ago

IAU names asteroid after late Chinese singer Yao Beina

Undated photo of Yao Beina. [Photo/] The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named NO 41981 asteroid Yao Beina after a Chinese singer. IAU, the world's largest professional body for astronomers, said Yao Beina was a brave Chinese ... month ago Late singer Yao Beina gets asteroid named after her  Yahoo! Singapore1 month ago

Media Invitation for the XXIX General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union

249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition March 22-26, 2015 Denver, CO EurekAlert! provides embargoed and breaking science news you can't afford to miss. EurekAlert! offers a one-stop science news distribution service you can trust. EurekAlert! ...
 EurekAlert!1 month ago

The Mad Plan to Clean Up Space Junk With a Laser Cannon

If a team of astronomers has itsway, the International Space Station will be outfitted with a spiffy laser-wielding telescope. No, no, hold on—it's not to kill aliens or rebel civilizations. It's to clean up a hugemess. If anything rivals the ...
 Wired News2 weeks ago Astronomers want to zap space junk with lasers  New York Post2 weeks ago Telescope-Laser Cannons to Clean Up Dangerous Space Junk  Sputnik2 weeks ago
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Women look to the skies for answers

University of NSW radio astronomer Claire-Elise Green looks deep into the workings of clouds of gas in interstellar space. Photo: Grant Turner/Mediakoo Globally, the space industry spent a cool $315 billion in 2014 and brims with opportunities for ...
 WA Today1 month ago

Southwest Pilots Union Begins Strike Preparedness

Overview Market News Market Videos Currencies International Treasury & Bonds Search InvestCenter Recent Quotes My Watchlist Indicators By: Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association via PR Newswire May 12, 2015 at ...
 WorldNetDaily2 weeks ago
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