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Fraser
2012-Aug-14, 04:40 AM
Here’s a little something to please fans of space, art and fantasy alike (and those who enjoy all three): on August 6 the International Astronomical Union approved names for 9 craters on Mercury, one of which is named for J.R.R. Tolkien, revered author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings (among other seminal [...]

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swampyankee
2012-Aug-15, 12:39 AM
From what I've heard about JRR Tolkien and technology, he'd probably be very offended.