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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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Discovery of a Tatooine planet

A photo taken at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) reveals a mass orbiting a young binary star that may just be a planet.

By March 25, 2013

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Saving Luke's 'Star Wars' home in Tatooine (pictures)

We take a look at a few famous "Star Wars" locations as they stand now in the sands of Tunisia, and the inspiring story of how fans restored the small hut known as the Lars homestead.

16 Images By July 11, 2012

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Tatooine planet Kepler-16b orbits two suns

NASA's Kepler telescope has discovered a planet that orbits two suns, just like Luke Skywalker's homeworld of Tatooine.

By September 16, 2011

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Phineas and Ferb meet the Sith-inator in 'Star Wars' special

Phineas and Ferb are about to travel to Tatooine and beyond with the help of actor Simon Pegg and "MythBusters" Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman. The show's creators talk to Crave.

By July 23, 2014

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Force is with 'Star Wars' parkour

Jedi lookalikes perform spectacular tricks in a Utah valley desert that's similar to the Skywalker home world Tatooine.

By August 2, 2013

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Meet the stewards of the 'Star Wars' sands

Love "Star Wars?" The Save Lars group does too -- so much so that members went to Tunisia and restored Luke Skywalker's fictional homestead on Tatooine from its previous state of disrepair.

By July 11, 2012

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A modern-day visit to the Skywalker homes

Decades after the original "Star Wars," a Japanese pop culture blog looks at the sad state of affairs at a few movie set locations in Tunisia -- the country that hosted Luke (and Anakin) Skywalker's home planet of Tatooine.

By July 3, 2012

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NASA spots first planet in binary star system

Bringing to mind the fictional world Tatooine in the Star Wars saga, a NASA spacecraft has discovered a Saturn-size world 200 light years from Earth that orbits two stars, a first in the search for exoplanets.

By September 15, 2011