The army’s amazing 1962 four-legged Pedipulator beat Star Wars to it by 15 years

The ’60s were very creative.

Fine wood artist makes a Death Star out of bamboo

What better way to celebrate Star Wars day than watching how a Death Star is made. Sure, Frank Howarth’s bamboo model isn’t life seized, nor does it have a working superlaser. It does, however, a great deal of joy simply by watching a master craftsman at work. Check out the ten minute video below and let me know what you think. May the fourth be with you!

Newborn star fires lightsaber: as seen by Hubble

This celestial lightsaber does not lie in a galaxy far, far away, but rather inside our home galaxy.

Meet the Yoda worm – a creature living deep, deep in the ocean

A curious specimen which bares a resemblance to the iconic Jedi master Yoda, due to its large lips on either side of the creature’s head reminiscent of the Jedi’s ears, has been recently collected from far, far away in the ocean depths. Upon closer inspection it along with two other creatures have been recognized as distinct species. Dubbed Yoda purpurata, the tiny deep-sea acorn

So called Baltic Sea “UFO” mystery solved, other questions arise

In the summer of 2011, Swedish marine explorers looking for various goods from shipwrecks, which sank in the Baltic Sea a long time ago, came across a peculiar discovery. The Swedish treasure hunters’ sonar revealed an extraordinary image: a formation of objects at the bottom of the sea that bears an uncanny resemblance to Star Wars’ fabled Millennium Falcon. One year later, Swedish divers set

Planet orbiting around two suns found by Kepler

A remarkable discovery which turns once again turns fiction into reality, the Kepler spacecraft has found the first confirmed planet to orbit around two suns, much like the iconic Tatooine in the Star Wars Universe. It’s by no means habitable, however. Located 200 light years from Earth and the size of Jupiter, the planet dubbed Kepler-16b, is half rock, half

Swedish explorers stumble across the Millennium Falcon beneath the sea?

Well, I guess Han Solo should be more careful where he parks his spaceship from now, since Swedish treasure hunters just recently found an unidentified object beneath the Baltic seas which portrays an uncanny resemblance to Star Wars’ most iconic of spaceships. The whole find occured while the Ocean Explorer team, led by researcher Peter Lindberg, were looking for cases

One in five Brits believe lightsabers are real. Science or Fiction?

While a number of today’s science innovations which most of us take for granted, like airplanes, automobiles, computers or space flight, have been outlined by imaginative science fiction writers before they were possible, it seems there’s a concerning blurred line between what has actually been made possible by science and what is of the realm of science fiction in the