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Dr. Seuss, Alvin Ailey Among Names Selected For 23 Mercury Craters
2012-04-27 03:08:38

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) recently approved a proposal from the MESSENGER Science Team to assign 23 new names to impact craters on Mercury. The IAU has been the arbiter of planetary and satellite nomenclature since its inception in 1919. In keeping with the established naming theme for craters on Mercury, all of the newly designated features are named after famous deceased artists, musicians, or authors. The newly named craters include: - Ailey, for Alvin Ailey...

2007-01-03 12:00:12

By Peter Ross IF you haven't yet seen Darcey Bussell dance, you are running out of time. On June 8, Britain's best-loved ballerina will give her farewell performance, in Song Of The Earth. "I've been building up to this, " she says, "but I know it's going to be a wrench." Bussell is 37, still a young woman, and yet ballet dancers are the mayflies of high culture - their working lives are short and there is little to show for even the most celebrated careers; they are often left with nothing...