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Fraser
2014-Jul-09, 11:40 PM
The International Astronomical Union has unveiled a worldwide contest, NameExoWorlds, which gives the public a role in naming planets and their host stars beyond the solar system. Itís the latest chapter in a years-long controversy over how celestial objects, including exoplanets, are classified and named.(...)Read the rest of NameExoWorlds, an IAU Worldwide Contest to Name […]

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