Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Name of Asetroid for Esperanto


How many of  you know about it ?

Two asteroids Väisälä discovered were named 1421 Esperanto and 1462 Zamenhof. The numbers tell you that respecively they were asteroid numbers 1,421 and 1,462 to be discovered. Esperanto is a constructed language developed by Ludwig Zamenhof. Väisälä spoke Esperanto and was one of its ardent advocates.

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