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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...