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Yes, Washington: Accepting American Exceptionalism

John K. Herr | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics
John K. Herr

Alas! how dreary would be the world if America were not exceptional. It would be as dreary as if there were no Washingtons. There would be no torch of liberty, no shining city on a hill, no Channing Tatum.

Party In A Galaxy Far, Far Away At This 'Star Wars' Cantina Pop Up

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment

We can hear the cantina song already. Immersive events company Secret Cinema is known for lovingly bringing classic films to life. Last year, the ...

'Tatooine' Planets May Be More Common Than We Thought

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.31.2015 | Science

Luke Skywalker's home planet, Tatooine, may exist only in the make-believe world of Star Wars, but astronomers have long known that planets with two s...

Fears Of ISIS In 'Tatooine'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.25.2015 | World

"Star Wars" fans are being warned away from several locations in Tunisia linked to the movies due to reported jihadist activity. Tataouine, which ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: California Love with The Canyon Rays; Boardwalk Empire star John Ellison Conlee Talks Final Season and Dabney Coleman Love

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Mark Hamill is a Jedi named Luke from Tatooine. Luke Hamel, on the other hand, is a musician from Los Angeles. Let the confusion end. I hear it's all ...

Dan Povenmire and Swampy Marsh's New Hope Is That They Get to Make More "Phineas & Ferb Star Wars" Specials for the Disney Channel

Jim Hill | Posted 09.25.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So just how quickly after the Disney - Lucasfilm acquisition was officially announced was tonight's Phineas & Ferb: Star Wars special put into production?

Your Travel Guide To The Most Iconic 'Star Wars' Shooting Spots

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment

It was on this day, May 25, in 1977 that "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope" first made its debut in theaters. Thirty-seven years later, our fascinati...

Is Alien Life More Likely On Real-Life 'Tatooines?'

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 06.13.2013 | Science

Luke Skywalker would be proud. Planets like Skywalker's fictional home of Tatooine in the "Star Wars" movie series might have more potential for habi...

Real-World 'Tatooine' Planets May Have Weird Orbits

Posted 11.15.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 11/14/2012 01:12 PM EST on SPACE.com The more stars a system of alien worlds starts with, the more likely those plan...

DISCOVERED: One-Of-A-Kind Alien Planet

Posted 10.15.2012 | Science

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

What 'Tatooine' Discovery Means For E.T. Hunters

Posted 09.04.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 09/04/2012 11:45 AM EDT on SPACE.com The discovery of the first alien planet with two suns — like the "Sta...

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...

NASA Makes 'Star Wars'-Like Discovery

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.15.2011 | Technology

NASA reported on Thursday the discovery of Kepler 16b, a planet with two suns that evokes images of Luke Skywalker's home planet, Tatooine, from the "...

Luke Skywalker's World

Seth Shostak | Posted 11.15.2011 | Technology
Seth Shostak

The Kepler 16 star system is nearly 200 times closer than Tatooine is reputed to be. But there's this difference: this planet is for real.

First Planet Orbiting Two Stars Discovered by the NASA Kepler Spacecraft

SETI Institute | Posted 11.15.2011 | Technology
SETI Institute

By Dr. Laurance Doyle, an astrophysicist at the SETI Institute, and lead author of a paper that will appear in the journal Science on September 15, 2...