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P. Scott Smith has an Asteroid named after him! October 3, 2008

Posted by jcconwell in Asteroid, Astronomy.
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I’ve known P. Scott since I’ve my arrival at Eastern in 1985. He retired in 1988 from the physics faculty. He’s one of the major reasons EIU’s observatory is such a success. So when one of his students Dr. Robert Millis, the director of Lowell observatory discovered an asteroid and named it after him I couldn’t think of a finer tribute.

Full story at http://www.eiu.edu/~pubaff/headline/2008/0707200890.php

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