India’s first chess grandmaster, Vishwanathan Anand has been bestowed the honor of having a minor planet named after him, joining a select group of very few chess players that have ever been given this privilege.
Astronomers from the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has recently organized a worldwide contest to give popular names to selected exoplanets along with their host stars.
The MESSENGER Education and Public Outreach (EPO) Team announced that the contest to name five impact craters on Mercury ends on Thursday, January 15, 2015.
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London: Pluto may get re-instated as a planet again! After much debate Harvard-Smithsonian Center recently came to a conclusion that it was indeed a planet.
The International Astronomical Union has approved a proposal from the
Four school students of Delhi and Gurgaon have discovered two asteroids which will soon be listed in world`s official minor body catalogue maintained by International Astronomical Union (Paris).
An observatory under construction in Tibet is expected to become the best astronomical observatory in Asia, International Astronomical Union (IAU) President Norio Kaifu said.
Five minor planets have been named after top Chinese scientists with the approval of the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
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