Posted on August 3, 2010 at 4:41 pm

Two-mile diameter asteroid named “Eliewiesel” by discoverer

The minor planet, discovered by R. E. Jones in 2004, was confirmed after six years observation and officially named by Jones last May. Jones, from Santa Clarita Valley, California, said he chose the name because he admires Wiesel’s humanitarian work against genocide. No other reason? Jones should read this website; perhaps some of our California folk can discover how to send it to him. (Read More)

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