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IAU

Abbrev. for International Astronomical Union.
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The IAU decided to remove Pluto from the official list of planets orbiting the Sun in 2006 after finalizing the new definition of planets and dwarf planets.
The CSEO was given the honour of choosing a name to be given to an exoplanet, as part of the many opportunities that open up with its accession to the IAU.
Unfortunately, Pluto failed to meet the third condition, prompting the IAU to reclassify it as a dwarf planet.
DEUAWD BLWYDDYN 6 AC IAU: 1af Begw Hughes ac Anna Celyn, Bontnewydd.
The IAU is an independent arm of the police that deals with complaints within the service.
The IAU finalizes every inquiry within seven days while in case of additional timing if so required, written approval shall be solicited from AIG Operations, Islamabad.
Almost immediately, scientists began seeing some serious flaws in the IAU definition of the planet.
In the light of these orders, an IAU has been established in Central Police Office, Islamabad for which an instant Standing Order has also been issued.
The IAU said Pluto was just too small to clear the neighborhood, or knock other space rocks out of its path as it orbits the sun.
Dr Shaikh Sultan appointed Professor Dr Hamid Al Nuaimi, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah, to attend the conference, who in turn conveyed to him the news of this win through an official letter received from the Secretary-General of the IAU, Professor Piero Benvenuti.
THE International Association of Universities (IAU) has awarded Cardiff Met with its highest award after judging the university to be "comprehensively internationalised".
Abdulaziz Al Fehaid in addition to a number of deans and specialists in the campus of IAU. The Rector of IAU clarified that this agreement is an extension of the partnership signed previously with Becker Institute for Professional Development, one of the global institutions in providing training services in regard of the American Medical License, medical sciences in the field of dentistry, nursing, intensive English programs and other majors.