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Now’s your chance to send your name hurtling into the Sun’s atmosphere
Meanwhile in space: dusty donuts, 50 launches, and pizza storms on Jupiter.
Here’s the weird alphabet soup that scientists use to name stuff in space
I is for interstellar.
No one really knows how to name exoplanets
Naming new worlds is a confusing mess
Meet Tadmor, Dagon, And 29 More Newly Named Planets
These are the first exoworlds named by the public
Obama Renames North America’s Highest Peak, Denali
The mountain formerly known as McKinley
How To See If Your Name Is Going To Pluto On The New Horizons Spacecraft
There's a chance you signed up back in 2005, alongside Elon Musk and Bill Nye
Middle Initials Make You Seem Smarter
There’s still a chance to make up for your not-so-intelligent first name.
The Trendiest Names In U.S. History [Infographic]
Is your name Aja? Your parents probably listened to too much Steely Dan.
FYI: How Does A Drug Get Its Name?
Street names aside, who comes up with crazy non-words like Zyrtec, tenofovir and Xeljanz?
FYI: How Do Places On Mars Get Their Names?
Mars monikers follow a careful set of rules--but that doesn't mean their Earthbound sister cities can't have a little fun. Just ask the Tartan Martians.