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And now you've named a rocket, why not some places?

NASA is looking for some names to use for yet-to-be-discovered features on Pluto and Charon in a few months.  They won’t have time to linger, so they want a large preselected list of about 100 to be going with.   137 more words


Closing In on Planet Pluto: an Interview with New Horizons PI Alan Stern

After more than nine years of traveling through space the New Horizons spacecraft is now in the home stretch of its journey, with less than 120 days and 143 million kilometers to go before it makes its historic flyby of the Pluto system on July 14. 1,763 more words


Les langues d'amour

One of my favorite classes I am taking this semester is linguistics of French language. My professor is awesome and I have so much respect for her. 255 more words



CPNP: Sometimes when I think about traveling somewhere, I am always amazed at how distant places seem. But then I think about the vastness of our own cosmos, and then earthly distances seem so trivial. 751 more words

Tuesdays With Di

Conférence: "La Représentation de l'Islam dans la presse européenne"

Wednesday I was given the opportunity to attend a lecture put on by IAU college about how Islam is represented in in European Press.

The presenter was professor Aboubakr Jamaï, a former journalist in Morocco and a current professor at IAU teaching international relations. 525 more words


Name an Exoplanet - Last Chance to Vote!

The are only two days left to vote for which exoplanet the Planet Hunters community should try and name as par of the IAU/Zooniverse Name Exoworlds… 33 more words

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