Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Want To Name Pluto's Moons?

Pluto has a few moons that need names, and the public's input is being requested. Visit plutorocks.com[1] to vote.

They have a pre-selected list to choose from, following the tradition of pulling from the mythology of Ancient Greece. But they're also allowing write-in votes. I think the Internet would missing a opportunity if we didn't have a campaign to write-in the name Tyson[[2][3][4].

Too bad we'll probably end up getting them named after cats[5].

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1.  Found via @mashable
2.  Space.com, Astronomer Responds to Pluto-Not-a-Planet Claim

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5.  NPR, The Iron Is Out, A Cat Is In As 'Monopoly' Changes Game Pieces

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