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Astronomer recreates Lord of the Rings' solar system

A Connecticut astrophysics professor may have earned a place of honor among the legions of fans of J.R.R. Tolkien's the "Lord of the Rings," after she recreated the solar system in the LOTR universe.

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Tolkien family and Warner Bros prepare to do legal battle over Lord of the Rings fruit machines

Warner Bros' have countersued the Tolkien estate who last year demanded $ 80m after the appearance of Lord of the Rings branded fruit machines in Las Vegas casinos.

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Tolkien estate countersued over Lord of the Rings slot machines controversy

For the second time in the past five years, the heirs of JRR Tolkien are locked in legal battle with the parties responsible for the  Lord of the Rings  and  Hobbit  movies. In 2008, the issue was unpaid royalties from Peter Jackson's original trilogy, but now the problem is merchandising from the movies — and whether or not movie producers have the right to create Middle-earth-themed …

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