Tags » IAU

Pluto Is Still a Planet

As far as I’m concerned, Pluto is — and will always be — a planet. I don’t at all dispute the 2006 decision of the… 704 more words


My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas.

My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas. Schools in the United States used to teach that mnemonic device to help students remember the names and order of the planets in our solar system. 369 more words

World News

The People Have Voted: Pluto is a Planet!

When Pluto was hurled from the pantheon of planets back in 2006, it could simply have slinked away, accepting its new title of “dwarf planet… 889 more words

Gold gets destroyed...Time to buy the iShares ?

I have never been a Metal guy(Even Musically), but I have been watching Gold the past few weeks and well, quite honestly, it has sucked ! 128 more words


NorthPoint Astrology Journal: Your Guide to Planetary Energies for September 22-28, 2014, by Pam Younghans

Photo: Auroras over Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada on September 19, 2014
(credit: Joseph Bradley, posted on SpaceWeather.com)

MOST ASTROLOGERS found it laughable when, in 2006, Pluto was demoted in status. 1,356 more words


IAU Call for Proposals for Commissions Issued [Due: Oct. 15]

This announcement presents the main steps of a plan for reforming the IAU Commissions, prepared by the Division Presidents as a follow-up of the new Division structure approved at the Beijing General Assembly in 2012, recently endorsed by the Executive Committee. 1,462 more words

Pluto and the Solar System | IAU

Many of you have been asking about the position of Pluto as a Planet. Here is the information from the IAU (International Astronomical Union) below. Click the link below to go to the Pluto Page and know more about how they decide on a Planet in our solar System… 6 more words

Understand Science