Wednesday, September 17, 2003

Rain God in Kuiper Belt

CNN Science reports:

Venezuelan astronomers led by physicist Ignacio Ferrin recently named the frozen planetoid Huya (2000 EB173) - which they discovered in March 2000 - after the rain god in Venezuelan Wayuu Indian culture.

I have always liked the attitude of the statue of Tlaloc residing in the National Gallery. I wonder if he is jealous?

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