NASA makes universe more inclusive: Eskimo nebula is now called NGC 2392 | Abroad

“Eskimo is seen as a colonial term with a racist past, imposed on the indigenous inhabitants of the Arctic,” explains NASA. The name ‘Siamese Gemini system’ is also deleted. Those are two galaxies that merge into each other. From now on, NASA uses the scientific names NGC 4567 and NGC 4568. The space agency is … Read more