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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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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

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Here's how Star Wars Day is celebrated...in SPACE

May the Fourth be with the ISS! This pun-based holiday is a reason for fans everywhere to party, even out in space itself.

By May 4, 2015

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May the felt be with 'Star Wars Epic Yarns'

Fans can relive their favorite moments from the "Star Wars" original trilogy in this series of kids books that depict scenes and characters made from felt. The authors talk to CNET about their crafting process.

By May 4, 2015

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You can fly in an R2-D2 'Star Wars'-themed jet this year

There are several months to go before the premiere of "The Force Awakens," but you could experience a droid-based flight before then.

By April 17, 2015

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'I got my heroes back': Why the new 'Star Wars' trailer made me cry

The new "Force Awakens" trailer transports CNET's Tania González to her youth in Mexico, where she and her brother turned broomsticks into lightsabers and her dog played the role of droid "Arturito."

By April 17, 2015