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September 5, 2016

Music News: Asteroid named after Freddie Mercury on his 70th birthday

Asteroid 17473, which orbits the sun in the belt between Mars and Jupiter, has been named for Freddie Mercury on what would have been the late Queen frontman’s 70th birthday. “It’s just a dot of light,” said bandmate Brian May, “but it’s a very special dot of light and maybe one day we’ll get there.” (Rolling Stone) Remembering two […]

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