Mount Doom, Einstein Crater, and Arrakis Plains: Geekiest Place Names In The Solar SystemPosted on the 22 November 2012 by Gerard
But sometimes it seems that astronomers get a little tired of always asking their mythology friends for new pantheons to mine for names. Scientists are, after all, just as geeky as any other nerd subculture and they like to stamp the solar system with lesser-known minutiae from their favorite books or devote a crater to a scientific hero.
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