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Ooo-RAN-us

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitJan 18, 2010 5:21 PM

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My pal Amanda Bauer -- aka Astropixie -- has been posting a great series of short videos called Sixty Symbols, where scientists discuss the meanings of a given symbol in science, and the story behind them. In the latest, she tackles the pronunciation of the planet name Uranus -- the name is Greek, so I think the title of this post is correct -- but the video she made has lots of info on the planet, and I thoroughly enjoyed watching it.

Related post (and to pre-empt any Futurama jokes):Yes, yes, rings around Uranus, haha

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