Astronomer recreates the solar system from Lord of the Rings lore

Several years ago, Central Connecticut astrophysics professor Kristine Larsen figured out the structure of the solar system from J.R.R. Tolkien's work, using hints scattered throughout the books as well as her own knowledge of Tolkien's source material (which is, not surprisingly, our own solar system). » 10/10/13 9:49am 10/10/13 9:49am