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May 4, 2016 07:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
As it's 'Star Wars Day' NASA picked out a few worlds in a galaxy not-so-far away with a decidedly sci-fi vibe. Here are some of our favorites.
May 4, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
It's 'Star Wars Day' (May the Fourth), and we're wondering whether the planets depicted in 'The Force Awakens' were actually that far from reality.
Apr 8, 2016 03:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' trailer has been released and it will chronicle the story of the Rebel spies who stole the Death Star's plans.
Apr 1, 2016 04:47 AM ET
Serious trekkies know all about the warp drive -- a means to bend space-time so Starfleet ships can move faster than the speed of light. Are we there yet? Will we ever be?
Mar 18, 2016 11:20 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The third chapter in the Divergent series explores sci-fi themes from drones to drugs to genetic engineering.
Jan 3, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
What's playing at the multiplex can tell us a lot about our hopes and fears for technology.
Plasmas, being composed of charged particles, can be manipulated and contained by magnetic fields.
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?
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