1973 DE. Discovered 1973 Feb. 27 by L. Kohoutek at Bergedorf.
Named in honor of Edward de Bono (1933– ) who is regarded as the leading international authority in conceptual and creative thinking and in the teaching of thinking as a skill. He originated the term ‘lateral thinking’ and is well known for the deliberate creative techniques associated with it and the powerful Six Hats method. He has written over 50 books, published in 28 languages, and has made two TV series. (M 27124)
Name proposed by P. Colemont.