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lyford
2004-Nov-29, 07:12 PM
Asteroid named after Colin Pillinger (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/beds/bucks/herts/4049831.stm)
My favorite bit:

Nasa senior scientist Dr Everett Gibson said: "A piece of Professor Pillinger now moves between Mars and Jupiter."

hmmmm.

JohnD
2004-Nov-29, 11:17 PM
All,
I fear that many of his colleagues at ESA wish that it was true.
John

JonClarke
2004-Nov-30, 07:55 PM
Good on him. He has certainly earned it. =D>

Jon