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May 4, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's Star Wars Day! So take a look back over some of our favorite Star Wars-related Discovery News space stories.
Feb 4, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Elon Musk has named SpaceX's two robotic landing platform boats after science fiction spacecraft created by Scottish sci-fi legend Iain M. Banks.
Nov 25, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Sci-fi fans who hope humanity can one day zoom to distant corners of the universe via wormholes, as astronauts do in the recent film 'Interstellar,' shouldn't hold their breath.
Nov 24, 2014 03:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Many of the physics theories explained in the movie 'Interstellar' are being investigated by the world's most powerful particle accelerator, which is awesome. Continue reading →
Nov 8, 2014 07:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
'Interstellar' promised a science-filled, epic space adventure. But it didn't deliver. Continue reading →
Aug 4, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
'We used to look up in the sky and wonder at our place in the stars. Now we just look down and worry about our place in the dirt.' -- Matthew McConaughey Continue reading →
Jun 23, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
A brief history of the technological terrors in science fiction movies.
Jun 6, 2014 11:26 AM ET
Scientists -- because you know they can't help themselves! -- are taking baby steps toward achieving the deep freeze some people want to stick themselves in when they die.
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