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AcronymDefinition
IAUInternational Astronomical Union
IAUInternational Association of Universities
IAUIslamic Azad University (Iran)
IAUInternet Acceleration Utility
IAUInternational Association of Ultrarunners
IAUInternal Affairs Unit (police)
IAUIncremental Analysis Update (computational modeling)
IAUIslamic American University
IAUInstallation and Availability Update (Windows)
IAUI Adore You
IAUIntegrated Avionics Unit
IAUIntelligence & Analysis Unit (government regulatory agencies)
IAUInfrastructure Accounting Unit
IAUInterface Adapter Unit
IAUInline Ad Unit (internet advertising)
IAUInstructor Annual Utilization
IAUInternet Application Utility
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The membership was presented at the General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union, which was attended by representatives of 92 countries from around the world.
Emirates Mobile Observatory, on the sideline of the 28th General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), which was held recently in Beijing, China.
BEIRUT: The International Astronomical Union (IAU) recently approved a proposal from the MESSENGER Science Team to confer the name of Lebanese writer and painter Gibran Khalil Gibran on an impact crater on Mercury, Lebanese media reported on Monday.
The 45 papers and 28 short descriptions of posters are drawn from presentations given by an international group of astronomy educators at a Special Session, Innovation in Teaching/Learning Astronomy, of the International Astronomical Union General Assembly in Prague in 2006.
Xena, a charcoal ball whose even dimmer companion moon was naturally christened Gabrielle until the International Astronomical Union Committee on Small-Body Nomenclature and the Working Group on Planetary-System Nomendature spoiled the fun by formally renaming the dwarf planets Eris and Dysnomia.
The demotion came in August, when the International Astronomical Union set a new definition for planets.
When the International Astronomical Union declared that Pluto is no longer a planet last summer, officially downsizing the solar system from nine planets to eight, the change affected the curriculum in every school district.
As many of you are aware, the International Astronomical Union has revised the definition of a planet, and consequently, Pluto has failed to make the cut.
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) came up with three criteria that a celestial body has to meet to qualify as a planet:
Now the International Astronomical Union have decided on the officially recognised title Eris, pronounced "Ee-ris".
After a tumultuous week of clashing over the essence of the cosmos, the International Astronomical Union stripped Pluto of the planetary status it has held since its discovery in 1930.
A week ago, leaders of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) had proposed keeping Pluto as a planet, but placing it in a sub-category known as "Plutons".
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