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Giant flashing DIY Star Wars Death Star floats above best house ever

Even Darth Vader would be impressed with this homemade suburban Death Star that measures two stories. Just don't let those Skywalker neighbors near it.

By November 12, 2015


Taking a virtual-reality tour of the spaceship from 'Interstellar'

South by Southwest festivalgoers get the chance to experience a virtual re-creation of zero gravity and the interior of the Endurance spacecraft from the Oscar-winning film.

By March 14, 2015


A new X-wing, a projection wearable, and Rickrolling returns on today's Tomorrow Daily

We can't decide what we're more excited about today: the Episode VII X-wing J.J. Abrams unveiled, or the Rickrolling remote. Just kidding. We're way more excited about the X-wing. Even Rick Astley is more excited about the new X-wing (probably).

By July 21, 2014


NASA's idea of a Mars ‘reality show’

What happens when you stick six wannabe astronauts in crammed quarters in the middle of nowhere for months? A NASA-funded study seeks to find out.

By April 1, 2014


Bucky Dome: Daddy of all geodesic dome homes

The R. Buckminster Fuller dome home in Carbondale, Ill., is a lot less dangerous and a lot more sustainable than Mad Max's Thunderdome. It's the proud parent of all geodesic dome homes.

By April 16, 2011


Google courts Apple developers with new Google Maps tools

Google updates its iOS developer tools so that any developer can integrate Google Maps into the apps they produce.

By February 22, 2013


Score! NASA spots soccer-ball shape buckyballs in space

The Spitzer infrared telescope discovers solid buckyballs in space for the first time, giving astronomers clues into the nature of matter in deep space.

By February 23, 2012


LEDs power Times Square ball on New Year's Eve

Efficient LED lighting gets ready for a close-up moment as the light source for the ball that falls in Times Square on New Year's Eve.

By December 22, 2011


Geek's Guide to Route 66 tech wrap-up

This phase of the Geek's Guide to Route 66 wraps up with some praise (and a little criticism) of the gadgets that came along for the ride. Here's a sneak preview: the iPad 2 wins awards as both the best and most frustrating.

By April 28, 2011


Geodesic takes aim at SMS with Mundu IM

The communication software maker offers a mobile instant-messaging service that takes aim at text messaging. Find out how it performs.

By November 21, 2008