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A planet like Star Wars' Tatooine just became more science than fiction

Rocky planets that orbit a binary star system, like the fictional home of Luke Skywalker, were thought to be impossible, until now.

By March 31, 2015

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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

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Even Tatooine feels the heat from climate change

The inaugural report from the Tatooine Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change presents unique climate challenges ahead for Sarlaacs, Hutts, and moisture farmers.

By July 24, 2014

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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

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Watch the drunken wobble of Pluto's smaller moons

Pluto has had a rough few years. First, it lost its status as a planet. Now most of its tiny moons are acting like rebellious teenagers.

By June 3, 2015

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E3 2015 Tuesday recap: The Last Guardian impresses, Nintendo shows off and Square goes RPG-heavy

Nintendo and Square unveil plenty of games at their respective press conferences, while more details were uncovered about the biggest games of E3 2015.

By June 16, 2015

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Finally, humanity gets the tools needed to find life on other planets

In the "Star Trek" universe, humans made contact with aliens in 2063. In the real world, scientists could beat that mark by decades, at least when it comes to detecting signs of life beyond this rock.

By June 16, 2015

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'Star Wars' getting a virtual-reality experience

The folks at Industrial Light & Magic, Skywalker Sound and Lucasfilm announce a project to bring virtual- and augmented-reality experiences to "Star Wars" and other movie franchises.

By June 12, 2015

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That's no moon! It's a Death Star beach ball

You don't need to be Darth Vader to have fun with your own Death Star. This inflatable "Star Wars" space station from ThinkGeek lights up and is impervious to destruction from Rebels -- unless they have a sharp object.

By May 17, 2015

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Luke Skywalker's buddy Biggs gets his own documentary

Biggs Darklighter, a character who is barely in "Star Wars: A New Hope," is the star of a fan's documentary, "Blast It Biggs: Where Are You?" -- complete with rare movie footage and an interview with the actor Garrick Hagon.

By May 16, 2015