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Neil deGrasse Tyson Found Planet Krypton

We all know that Superman came from the Planet Krypton, but where exactly was that planet located before it exploded? Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was asked by DC Comics to find it: I’ve often wondered exactly what kind of star Krypton orbited [...]

Darth Vader to Disney Characters: I Am Your Father

Now that Disney has bought Star Wars for billions and billions, Gale Williams of Patbird & Galesaur noted that this technically makes Darth Vader the father of Disney characters! Link – via io9

Gungan Style

(Funny or Die link)  Oh no, not a Star Wars/Gangnam Style parody! That’s what it is -for about a minute, then it turns into a statement about …well, you just watch this while I go curl up in a corner somewhere and contemplate my life and unfulfilled dreams. -via Geeks Are Sexy

Battle Of The Star Wars Scarecrows

Not so long ago on afront lawn not so far away a battle between good and evil played out between scarecrows, and it was so cool that people took pictures and shared them with the world. All of the major characters were there, from Luke and Han to Jabba and Emperor Palpatine, and even though they [...]

Swedish couple marry in Klingon ceremony

Two die hard Star Trek fans have cemented their relationship in Britain’s first ever Klingon wedding. Josefin Sockertopp and Sonnie Gustavsson turned …

Alpha Centauri Has a Planet

Image: ESO/L. Calcada/N.Risinger (skysurvey.org) Good news, everyone! Astronomers have discovered that Alpha Centauri, the closest known star system to our own Sun and subject to many science fiction classics, actually has an Earth-like planet: Alpha [...]

US Navy develops C-3PO style robot

The Star Wars inspired robot has been designed to assist in fighting fires and to throw grenades. Known as ASH ( Autonomous Shipboard Humanoid ), the …

Dusty Spiral Around a Dying Red Giant

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA) in norther Chile spied something strange around the dying red giant star R Sculptoris: a spiral structure thought to be made of gases being expelled by [...]

Marry This Geek, You Will

At Star Tours in Disney World, Dan proposed to his girlfriend Ellen. Choose carefully. Once you start down the aisle, forever will it dominate your destiny. Link