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maximaxoo:

#Space: our neighbor #galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud, seen in #infrared light http://1.usa.gov/XvzhP9 via @NASAJ…

maximaxoo:

#Space: our neighbor #galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud, seen in #infrared light
http://1.usa.gov/XvzhP9 via @NASAJ…

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litphonix:

2nd of September 1973, J. R. R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion, died at the age of 81.

His wife, Edith Tolkien died two years earlier and Tolkien had the name Lúthien engraved on her tombstone at Wolvercote Cemetery, Oxford. When Tolkien died 21 months later he was buried in the same grave, with Beren added to his name. The engravings read:

Edith Mary Tolkien
Lúthien
1889–1971
John Ronald
Reuel Tolkien
Beren
1892–1973

In Tolkien’s Middle-earth legendarium, Lúthien was the most beautiful of all the Children of Ilúvatar, and forsook her immortality for her love of the mortal warrior Beren. After Beren was captured by the forces of the Dark Lord Morgoth, Lúthien rode to his rescue upon the talking wolfhound Huan. Ultimately, when Beren was slain in battle against the demonic wolf Carcharoth, Lúthien, like Orpheus, approached the Valar, the angelic order of beings placed in charge of the world by Eru (God), and persuaded them to restore her beloved to life.

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