All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Naming’

Asteroid Named “Wikipedia” Officially Documented

Considering just how many asteroids there are in the asteroid belt, it can be difficult to come up with acceptable names for all of them. So, they are given obscure provisional names until a naming organization can bestow names on select celestial bodies. Most named asteroids are named after astronomers themselves, or the relatives of astronomers. This week, Wikimedia announced …

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Google: Naming Water Is Complicated

Territorial claims and historical precedent makes applying a name to a body of water in Google Earth a challenging deluge.

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