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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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'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

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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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CERN confirms existence of the Force for April 1

It's time to hone your powers in earnest, Padawan. The home of the Large Hadron Collider claims to have confirmed the power of the Force.

By April 1, 2015

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Get the weather from a sarcastic robot with Carrot Weather

Accurate forecasts, beautiful animations and plenty of snark.

By March 20, 2015

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Massive Legoland Death Star made from a half-million bricks

The latest addition to Legoland California's "Star Wars" Miniland is anything but mini. A massive Death Star model goes on display this March.

By February 12, 2015

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Stormtrooper armour protects charity hiker from deadly snake bite

A man hiking around Australia in full Imperial Sandtrooper armour has survived an encounter with one of the world's deadliest snakes, and he has his Star Wars costume to thank.

By January 15, 2015