The human race has never known any limits to the imagination. From energy exploration on the moon to the space act signed last November by the Obama administration, space and science fiction mixes seamlessly into the possibilities of innovation and future opportunities. What lessons does this genre hold for analysts and researchers of international affairs, economics and political risk?
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.
"We're trying to blur the line," creative director Fabien Riggall told The Huffington Post. "What is the audience and what
The takeaway, according to Bromley, is that it's just as easy for an Earth-like planet to form around a binary star as it
Although Tataouine wasn't used as a location in any of the "Star Wars" films, it's not far from some of the sites that served
Mark Hamill is a Jedi named Luke from Tatooine. Luke Hamel, on the other hand, is a musician from Los Angeles. Let the confusion
So just how quickly after the Disney - Lucasfilm acquisition was officially announced was tonight's Phineas & Ferb: Star Wars special put into production?
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
The stars also need to fully orbit one another within 10 to 30 days to expand the habitable zone. If they drift too far apart
For instance, perhaps it was a gravitational tug of war between exoplanets that hurled some inward at their stars. Still
By: Jeanna Bryner Published: 10/15/2012 11:52 AM EDT on SPACE.com Amateur astronomers have helped discover an alien planet
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
Given the rate of circumbinary planets seen to date, the scientists estimate about 1 percent of closely linked binary stars
In a HuffPost blog post published on Thursday, Dr. Laurance Doyle, an astrophysicist at the SETI Institute and the lead author
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.
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