'Vulcan' top name for new Pluto moons

Feb 25, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: KNVA-TV Austin

An online vote to name Pluto's two newest, itty-bitty moons is over. And the winner is Vulcan, a name suggested by actor William Shatner, who played Capt.

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“Up with which, I will not put”

Since: Jul 08

Sao Paulo

#1 Feb 25, 2013
What?! That's proposterous! Everyone knows that planet Vulcan already exists!! I't where Spock is from!

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#2 Feb 25, 2013
JM_Brazil wrote:
What?! That's proposterous! Everyone knows that planet Vulcan already exists!! I't where Spock is from!
Ahhhh...but Spock's planet was earth too. His father was from Vulcan and his mother was from Earth.

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Donkey Estonkey

Hampton, VA

#3 Feb 25, 2013
Better than "Monkeytown" I reckon.

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#4 Feb 26, 2013
The "original" planet Vulcan had an orbit inside that of Mercury. It was a failed attempt to "fix" Newton's Law of Gravity. It turned out Newton was wrong.

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#5 Feb 27, 2013
and klingon is going to be the name for the newest moon found hovering Uranus

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#6 Feb 27, 2013
I do not need props Thursday. Not playing this week.

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Sao Paulo

#7 Feb 28, 2013
itsmejd wrote:
I do not need props Thursday. Not playing this week.
OK, good to know.
I'd gladly give you props if I could, but for some reason, I cannot give props.(Message says I already gave props today, which I haven't). Sorry!

“Up with which, I will not put”

Since: Jul 08

Sao Paulo

#8 Feb 28, 2013
Just re-checked. It says "You're out of props right now". Strange.

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