Planetoid

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First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 3 reports

The People Have Voted: Pluto is a Planet!

Sure looks like a planet: An artist's rendering of Pluto NASA A populist uprising restores a space favorite to the planetary ranks. Will the astronomers listen?When Pluto was hurled from the pantheon of planets back in 2006, it could simply have slinked ... [Published Time - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Geochronology fundamentals

How old is the Earth? Scientists think that the Earth is 4.54 billion years old . Coincidentally, this is the same age as the rest of the planets in the Solar System , as well as the Sun. Of course, it’s not a coincidence; the Sun and the planets all ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 4 reports

Meet Univofutah, the Asteroid Named After the US' University of Utah

This space rock measures about 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) in width, astronomers say it orbits between Mars and JupiterEarlier this month, the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in the city of Cambridge in Massachusetts, US, honored the ... [Published Softpedia - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Populist science: Pluto is a planet

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- When the International Astronomical Union got together in 2006 and updated the criteria for classification as a planet, thereby downgrading Pluto from "planet" to the informal title of "not a planet," many inside and outside ... [Published UPI - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pluto declared as a 'planet' by popular vote

Pluto was recently declared as a "planet" again by a popular vote of the audience, it has been reported.The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics decided to revisit the case on September 18th, which raised the questioned in 2006 by the International ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Pluto’s demotion debated

C ould the stars be aligned for Pluto to reassume its place in the galaxy?The International Astronomical Union (IAU) voted in 2006 to demote Pluto from planetary status. But after an hourlong debate Thursday night between planetary science experts on ... [Published Harvard University Gazette - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

How Do You Define a Planet? Pluto Gets a Boost

As NASA's New Horizons probe closes in on its rendezvous with Pluto , astronomers revisited the dwarf planet — not physically, but conceptually. Experts discussed the International Astronomical Union's decision in 2006 to take the icy world out of the ... [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Musical meals at Chesterfield Day School

By: Bonnie KruegerPosted 09/15/14 5:00 pm / no commentsAlumnus Austin G. Smith returned to perform with his band, Roots of A Rebellion (R.O.A.R) during all lunch periods on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at Chesterfield Day School.Austin G. Smith (far right) with ... [Published Newsmagazine Network - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Astrology: Time for any hurt to heal

What your stars hold for you the week of September 14 - 20If you think of the planets as a cosmic clock, it’s time to think about love and money.Venus (the planet of love and money ) is activated twice this week. First, she connects to dwarf planet Pluto, ... [Published Body And Soul - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

How do planets form?

We have a pretty good idea of how planets form around stars. We know that dust is formed from the remnants of supernovae, that protoplanetary disks of dust form around young stars, and that dust grains can clump together to form pebbles. We also know ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Small asteroid to pass ‘very close to Earth’ Sunda...

NASA/JPL-Caltech This graphic depicts the orbit of asteroid ‘2014 RC’ around the sun. The house-sized asteroid will safely fly past Earth Sunday afternoon, September 7, at a distance equivalent to about one-tenth of the distance between Earth and the ... [Published New York Daily News - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

BHA still mulling action over Jim Bests Planetoid win 15 months ago

Regulator still considering three other Best winners Trainer denies backing latest controversial winner Continue reading... ... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Sep 04 2014]
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"Yes, the New Horizons flyby is going to be awesome, no question," he adds. "Will it be enough to get us back on a reasonable track? I hope so but I doubt it."
"We are very honoured," said Carleton Detar, the university's chairman of physics and astronomy. "Patrick Wiggins has been a dedicated champion of Utah amateur astronomy. Next, we'll need student volunteers to install a large block U on our asteroid."
"Why do you think Pluto is no longer a planet ?" Emerson York, then a third-grader living in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, wrote in a letter to the Planetarium's director, Neil deGrasse Tyson...
..."It's neat," Wiggins says. "There aren't too many other universities on the whole planet..."

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In a Planet-or-Not Debate, Some Astronomers Say... [Published National Geographic - Sep 27 2014]
Geochronology fundamentals [Published Examiner.com - Sep 27 2014]
The People Have Voted: Pluto is a Planet! [Published Time - Sep 26 2014]
The People Have Voted: Pluto is a Planet! [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Sep 26 2014]
The People Have Voted: Pluto is a Planet! [Published TIME.com - Sep 26 2014]
Revisiting The Pluto Debate: Should It Be Consi... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 25 2014]
Meet Univofutah, the Asteroid Named After the U... [Published Softpedia - Sep 24 2014]
Astronomer names asteroid after U. [Published KSL-TV - Sep 24 2014]
Asteroid Hunter Searches Depths of Space for Ea... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 24 2014]
Should Pluto be a planet again? Panel votes to ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 24 2014]
Is Pluto A Planet After All? Bill Nye Weighs In... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 24 2014]
Asteroid named for University of Utah makes pub... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 24 2014]
Asteroid Named for University of Utah [Published Newswise - Sep 23 2014]
Populist science: Pluto is a planet [Published UPI - Sep 23 2014]
Flavors of Nonsense [Published NeuroLogica Blog - Sep 23 2014]
Pluto declared as a 'planet' by popular vote [Published Business Standard India - Sep 23 2014]
Pluto declared a planet again by popular vote [Published Examiner.com - Sep 22 2014]
Is Pluto a planet? Kinda, sorta, well yes, maybe [Published NetworkWorld - Sep 22 2014]
Is Pluto a Planet? The Votes Are In [Published SpaceRef - Sep 22 2014]
Pluto’s demotion debated [Published Harvard University Gazette - Sep 20 2014]
Pluto’s demotion debated [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
How Do You Define a Planet? Pluto Gets a Boost [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 19 2014]
How Do You Define a Planet? Debaters Revisit Pluto [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 18 2014]
Debate on "What Is a Planet?" to Be Webcast on ... [Published SpaceRef - Sep 18 2014]
All-New Episodes of “STEM Journals” with Host G... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Sep 16 2014]
Parkway-Rockwood Community Ed seeking more Adve... [Published Newsmagazine Network - Sep 16 2014]
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The People Have Voted: Pluto is a Planet! [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Sep 26 2014]
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 ” without a fuss. But thanks to the undying support of its millions of fans —not just schoolchildren, but ...
The People Have Voted: Pluto is a Planet! [Published TIME.com - Sep 26 2014]
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 ” without a fuss. But thanks to the undying support of its millions of fans —not just schoolchildren, but ...
Flavors of Nonsense [Published NeuroLogica Blog - Sep 23 2014]
I, like most people, like to categorize things. It helps me keep my mental space organized and tidy. A good system of categorization is also like a framework on which I can hang specific facts and details. Categories are most useful when they reflect ...
Pluto’s demotion debated [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
Could the stars be aligned for Pluto to reassume its place in the galaxy? The International Astronomical Union (IAU) voted in 2006 to demote Pluto from planetary status. But after an hourlong debate Thursday night between planetary science experts ...
All-New Episodes of “STEM Journals” with Host G... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Sep 16 2014]
Tucson, AZ, September 16, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Four all-new episodes of the award-winning educational TV series "STEM Journals" will air on consecutive Sundays during September and October, starting on September 14 and continuing through October 5, 2014. ...
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