Star Wars Comes to Life with Discovery of Tatooine-like Planet

A newly discovered “Tatooine” enchants Star Wars fans as science fiction turns into science fact. Recall the two climactic sunset scenes on planet Tatooine in episodes III and IV of Star Wars.  Not only did the Skywalkers watch one star disappear over the horizon, but a second as well. George …

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A Star System So Unique, It’s Rated Five Stars…Literally

Picture a beautiful day, with a clear blue sky, birds chirping, and the sunset in the distance.  Now, imagine this same landscape, except with not one, not two, but five suns shining from different distances in the sky!  This reality exists in a recently discovered solar system, known as 1SWASP …

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