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Pluto awarded celestial consolation prize

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has awarded poor old Pluto a consolation prize following its controversial demotion from the league of planets - other similar dwarf planets will henceforth be called "plutoids". Pluto was given its marching orders back in 2006 in an IAU resolution which clarified: (1) A "planet" [1 …
Lester Haines, 12 Jun 2008
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Dutch boffin, astronaut in space-sickness breakthrough

A Dutch PhD student believes she may have developed a ground-based method useful for identifying people who are subject to space sickness, following lengthy research during which she whirled astronauts around in a centrifuge. Suzanne Nooij defended her thesis yesterday at the Delft University of Technology. While Nooij herself …
Lewis Page, 22 May 2008

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