Articles about International Astronomical Union
27 Feb 2020Technology
Earth has a new friend in the darkness of space: a 'mini-moon'.
12 Mar 2019India
An 18-year-old Mangaluru boy named Muhammed Suhail CS was honored with the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar this January.
18 Jul 2018Technology
In a rather notable finding, astronomers have discovered 10 new moons orbiting Jupiter, bringing its total satellites to a whopping 79 - by far the most moons found orbiting any planet.
19 Feb 2018Technology
Cara O'Connor, a six-year-old girl from Ireland, has written a letter to NASA and requested the US space agency to reclassify Pluto as a planet.
14 Dec 2017Technology
We have all read about constellations like Orion, Ursa Major, Cygnus; but astronomers have now created eight new constellations based on modern-day figures like Harry Potter (for JK Rowling), athlete Usain Bolt, tennis-star Serena Williams, Malala Yousafzai.