Minor planets named for truly remarkable people.


Rebecca Watson (b. 1980) of Brookline, Massachusetts, once a street juggler and magician, promotes science and rational thinking by means of radio broadcasts, podcasts and an internet blog. His well-controlled radar patrol from the University of Canterbury during 1960-65 in collaboration with Clifton Ellyett remains our best knowledge of the southern-hemisphere influx. Named by the discoverer in honor of his daughter, Kaarina Soini.


Yen Uan-Chen (b. 1986) was awarded second place in the 2004 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her botany project. 17. He attends the Triam Udom Suksa School, Bangkok, Thailand.


Named for a city in Hyogo Prefecture and its ancient castle on the Seto inland sea. He was deeply concerned with preservation of historical buildings. ), great ancient Greek scientist.


Jindrich{u°}v Hradec is the pleasant south Bohemian town founded in the thirteenth century, known for its Renaissance château and provost's Gothic church situated precisely on the fifteenth meridian east of Greenwich, as a line across its paving stones shows. She attends the Rolling Hills Country Day School, Rolling Hills Estates, California. From 1942 to 1970 he was the leading soloist at the Mariinskij Theatre, and since 1976 he has been artistic director at the St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theatre. DuPont Middle School, Hockessin, Delaware.


Nancy Woodward mentored a finalist in the 2007 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC), a middle school science competition. There is another Talos in legend, a living bronze work of art created by the god Hephaistos. He also conducts a unique outreach program to promote educational and research activities in science.

Data from The IAU Minor Planet Center, mashed up by Leonard Richardson.

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