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Submission + - Vulcan to Join Our Solar System (Maybe) ( 1

jollyrgr3 writes: If William Shatner gets his wish one of Pluto's two new moons will be named Vulcan. reports that James T. Kirk (aka) William Shatner picked the names Vulcan and Cerberus. The names still have to be approved by the International Astronomical Union as they have the final say. Full link here:

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Vulcan to Join Our Solar System (Maybe)

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  • Shouldn't Leonard Nimoy be the one to propose which object gets named Vulcan? I mean sure he's retired from acting and now spends his time as an erotic photographer, but that makes him EVEN MORE qualified to be naming moons.

"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth. -- Alfred North Whitehead