From Wired: “We name other planets’ moons, so why haven’t we named ours? … Until Galileo discovered the moons of Jupiter four centuries ago, ours was one-of-a-kind. That is, its name became the name of the category and only started to seem like a lame non-name over time. … Wanting to rebrand our moon is as thoroughly modern a preoccupation as bone broth. The only way forward, it seems, would be to call the moon Grayson or Tate or Hermione or Richard, then rename it again a hundred years from now when someone feels that name’s too boring and raises the issue again.”
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