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1977

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Voyager 1, NASA's 1977 iPod, turns 35

Carrying the Sounds of Earth record to the distant stars, Voyager 1 is approaching the cusp of our solar system in search of alien civilizations that can play 8-track tapes.

By September 5, 2012

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Original 'Star Wars' film getting remade in Minecraft

A Minecraft user is painstakingly re-creating the original 1977 film "Star Wars" entirely in Minecraft. May the blocky force be with him.

By July 16, 2014

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A feast of Hollywood's best visual effects (video)

Compilation shows the magic from every Academy Award for Best Visual Effects in film since 1977.

By January 31, 2014

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Your one chance to reply to aliens

As part of the National Geographic Channel's "Chasing UFOs," everyone is invited to reply to a 1977 message known as the WOW! signal.

By June 27, 2012

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MoFi remasters, perfects LP sound

Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab has been perfecting the art of pressing vinyl since 1977. Their SACDs and CDs are pretty special, too.

By April 29, 2010

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Magnus Walker's got Porsche 911 Turbo fever

Legendary Porsche collector and modifier, Magnus Walker, has developed a new obsession. He's turned to the turbo side of the force and is on the hunt for pristine 930-type 911 Turbos.

By October 28, 2013

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NASA's Voyager I hit by third solar 'tsunami'

After traveling for 37 years, Voyager I is recording pulses from the sun that confirm it has entered a different region near the edge of the solar system called interstellar space.

By July 8, 2014

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The Force 2.0: 'Star Wars' site launches video mashups

The original Star Wars film was released in 1977, but its 30th anniversary is being celebrated with something very 2007: video mashups.

By May 24, 2007

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Han Solo always shoots first in this animated short

Did Han Solo shoot first, or was it Greedo? This animated video from Dorkly attempts to set the record straight once and for all.

By July 8, 2014

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To infinity and beyond! NASA's Voyager bids solar system adieu

The spacecraft, launched 36 years ago, has become the first human-made object to exit our solar system.

By September 12, 2013