(2815) Soma

Reference work entry

1982 RL. Discovered 1982 Sept. 15 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named for the Soma cube, a three-dimensional mathematical game invented by the Danish writer Piet Hein and popularized in articles by Martin Gardner {see planet  (2587)}. (M 9080)

Name proposed by the discoverer, following a suggestion by J. Meeus.

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