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DIY 'Dune' sandworm costume will spice up your cosplay

Prepare to feast on unsuspecting humans when you don this homemade "Dune" sandworm costume.

By November 13, 2013


That blows! Sand dunes move in on famed 'Star Wars' set

Scientists report that Anakin Skywalker's hometown is under attack -- not by Tusken Raiders but by the desert itself.

By July 19, 2013


Here's what Mars looks like during its spring thaw

The seasons are shifting on some Martian sand dunes, and NASA has a fascinating photo of the thaw to share.

By March 6, 2014


Herman Dune, 'My Home Is Nowhere Without You': Free MP3 of the Day

Download a free MP3 of "My Home Is Nowhere Without You" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By November 8, 2008


Geek Pop: Murder, 'Dune,' and 'Heroes'

This week on Geek Pop, scientists attack, "Dune" is headed back to the big screen, and we've got "Heroes" news that comes with action figures.

By April 14, 2008


A look at S.F.'s underwater sand dunes

Patrick Barnard, a geologist with the Santa Cruz branch of the United States Geological Survey, narrates this short video showing the placement and depth of sand dunes located beneath 300 feet of water in and around the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

November 1, 2007


Cats: green tech blows away cat sand dunes

New way to handle cat excrement, with totally recyclable system, no landfill created.

By November 3, 2006


Curiosity rover pauses to get the scoop on Mars

NASA's intrepid Mars rover is pausing near fine-grained sand dunes to take soil samples that will be used to clean out any traces of Earth's environment in the rover's sample collection system.

By October 4, 2012


Tatooine needs you! Help Tunisia save a piece of ‘Star Wars’ lore

Tunisian tourism groups are betting the force of "Star Wars" fans can help them save the one-time desert home of Anakin Skywalker.

By April 8, 2014


Wear the sands of Tatooine on your wrist

This limited-edition watch features sand from the "Star Wars" set of Tatooine in Tunisia, and is proudly worn by none other than Chewbacca himself.

By September 2, 2014