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Tatooine Planet

'Tatooine' Planets May Face Peculiar Risk, New Study Suggests

Posted 01.07.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 01/06/2013 02:12 PM EST on Alien planets born in widely separated two-star systems face a grave danger of being...

DISCOVERED: One-Of-A-Kind Alien Planet

Posted 10.15.2012 | Science

By: Jeanna Bryner Published: 10/15/2012 11:52 AM EDT on Amateur astronomers have helped discover an alien planet with two suns and a t...

Space Telescope Spies Real-World 'Tatooines'

Posted 08.29.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 08/28/2012 06:50 PM EDT on Astronomers have for the first time discovered two alien planets whirling ar...

Real-Life 'Tatooine': Planets With Two Suns Found

| Charles Q. Choi | Posted 01.12.2012 | Science

Astronomers have found more real-life versions of Luke Skywalker's home planet Tatooine from "Star Wars" — alien worlds that see two suns rise and s...