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View Full Version : Closest Exoplanet Deserves a ‘Real’ Name, Says Uwingu



Fraser
2013-Mar-20, 02:00 AM
It’s time to “get real” about naming exoplanets, says Uwingu CEO and scientist Dr. Alan Stern. And so the latest project from the space funding startup company is a contest to name the nearest exoplanet, currently known as Alpha Centauri Bb. “Let’s face it,” Stern told Universe Today, “the current names astronomers use for exoplanets [...]

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