Sanskrit in scientific terminology

Luis Gonzalez-Reimann reimann at
Wed Sep 18 16:22:56 EDT 1996

Dear list members,

There is a crater on the surface of Mercury called Vyasa, and another one
called Valmiki.  And, on Venus, there is a plain by the name of Lakshmi
Planum.  I have no idea who named them.

Luis Gonzalez-Reimann
University of California, Berkeley

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