Daily Question – 35

What is named after these people?

The Shoemaker-Levy comet, named after the Shoemaker couple (Eugene and Carolyn) and David Levy who discovered it.

12 of you discovered the answer yourselves. In order – Thejaswi Udupa, vijaysarathy, Chris Pearson, Dinesh, anannyad, citybank(rupt), Ananth, Thomas Masun, Vivek, Akila, Venky and CR.


19 responses to “Daily Question – 35

  1. Thejaswi Udupa

    Old one. The Shoemaker-Levy comet. The pictures are of the Shoemaker couple and Levy.

  2. vijaysarathy

    Shoemaker Levy 9 – the Comet that slammed into Jupiter.

  3. Chris Pearson

    Shoemaker Levy 9.

  4. Shoemaker-Levy 9. The first 2 visuals are the Shoemakers and the third is David Levy.

  5. Asteroids are named after these people..the last one is the Levy schumacher..

  6. The Shoemaker-Levy Comet – Eugene and his wife Caroline Shoemaker + David Levy (third photo)

  7. Not samanth but the comet shoemaker levy

  8. By Jupiter, these are the Shoemakers and David Levy. The comet named after them violated Jupiter’s atmosphere and and almost hit the G spot.

    G = Great Red!

  9. I can spot Chandrashekar there, who has a space observatory named after him so I guess “NASA great observatories”

  10. Dear Uncle:

    First I thought Eugene Shoemaker and David Levy would have contributed their names to this:


    But then I figured that since Carolyn Shoemaker is also present, it must be the Shoemaker-Levy Comet.

    Kind regards,
    Thomas Masun

  11. Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, named after Eugene and Carolyn Shoemaker, and David Levy.

  12. Maybe I should have been more specific by saying the Shoemaker-Levy9…oops!

  13. Carolyn and Eugene Shoemaker and David Levy, after whom comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 was named.

  14. Navin Ragade

    These are the scientists Fritz Strassmann, Leisa Meitner and Otto Hahn. Nuclear Fission was named afrer them although only Hahn got the nobel prize for it.

  15. Diwakar Pingle


  16. Shoemaker-Levy 9 the comet which hit Jupiter, named after Eugene and Carolyn Shoemaker (A,B) and David Levy (C).

  17. Pluto after percival lowell, venetia burney and clyde tombaugh?

  18. Malcaluffin