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Dec 18, 2015 05:45 AM ET
In honor of the "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" premiere, DNews takes a hard look at the science of the Death Star. Just how much energy would it take to blow up Alderaan?
Dec 17, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Right in time for the release of the new 'Star Wars' movie, Hubble spies a young star with some very Jedi-like qualities.
Nov 4, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A new sci-fi TV show is coming this December and it's good. Like really, REALLY good.
Oct 20, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
Science fiction literature is full of stories in which tunnels in space-time — known as wormholes — are used for time travel. How much fact lies within the fiction? The answer is, more than you might think.
Oct 5, 2015 12:56 PM ET
DNews has a chat with actor Matt Damon, author Andy Weir, and scientist Jim Green about the film 'The Martian' and what it means for science and science fiction.
Sep 25, 2015 09:20 AM ET // Kerry Sheridan, AFP
Scientists say the film shows precisely the challenges astronauts will face on a mission to Mars, even though it contains some big flaws.
Sep 24, 2015 01:50 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
As several 'Star Trek' fan projects exceed funding goals, how much of the franchise's success comes from the science?
Sep 9, 2015 01:20 PM ET
The upcoming film The Martian tries hard to keep the fiction to a minimum in Hollywood's latest science-fiction effort. Does it succeed?
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