RIP David Bowie, 1947–2016

Posted by David Eicher
on Monday, January 11, 2016

A terribly sad day on Earth, with one less very special person. A tragic loss for music, for the arts, for film, and for the curious with the departure of this amazingly talented man.

From our friends at Asteroid Day:

Rest in Peace, David Bowie. Did you know that he has an asteroid named after him? 342843 Davidbowie. Thanks to the European Space Agency for this additional information: On January 5, 2015, an asteroid was named after David Bowie: (342843) 2008 YN3 = Davidbowie. http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/


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