Tolkien on Mercury

The mercurial mind of J.R.R. Tolkien has now found an appropriate home in the solar system, a newly-named crater on the planet nearest the intense golden rays of the Sun:

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Source: The Universe Today

May The Hobbit, Silmarillion and Lord of the Rings be celebrated everywhere throughout the universe!

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One Response to Tolkien on Mercury

  1. robstroud says:

    This is great, but Lewis is the Inkling who wrote the Space Trilogy… he should be similarly honored!

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