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Dragon Ball Fans Want to Change Planet’s Name From Kepler-22b to Namek

Lou Earley decided to launch a petition on Change.org asking the International Astronomical Union to change Kepler-22b to Namek, the home of Dragon Ball character Piccolo that was destroyed during the Frieza saga.

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Tycho Brahe Was Not Poisoned, Had A Brass Nose, Say Researchers Who Dug Up His Corpse

Researchers at Aarhus University in Denmark have put to bed once and for all the rumors of Tycho Brahe's murder by mercury poisoning that have swirled for more than four hundred years, and all it took was exhuming the long interred corpse of the Danish astronomer from it's rightful resting place. Researchers have also found that Brahe's prosthetic nose, rumored to be cast from gold or silver, was actually made of brass, presumably solving this last mystery because, hey, if you've already got the guy dug up and all, why not, right?

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