Can Two-Star Systems Like Tatooine’s Exist?

In Star Wars, the planet Tatooine has two suns. Is a double sunset a work of fiction, or is a binary star system possible? Get 15% off domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code DNEWS at checkout! Read More: We’ve Discovered a Binary Star System Whose Planet Is in Stable Orbit “We’ve …

Why We Can’t Have Lightsabers

The new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released last week, and it got us thinking: Why can’t we have lightsabers? Follow Catie on Twitter: Read More: Scientists create never-before-seen form of matter “Harvard and MIT scientists are challenging the conventional wisdom about light, and they didn’t need to go to a galaxy …

Could The Death Star REALLY Destroy A Planet?

In honor of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere, let’s take a look at the science of the Death Star. How much energy would it take to blow up Alderaan? What Is Antimatter And Why Are We Searching For It? ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Could a ‘Death …