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 …

Top 5 World’s Greatest Rivalries

There are great rivalries and there are GREAT RIVALRIES — and we all know the difference between the two. Athens vs. Sparta. Ali vs. Frazier. Adolescence vs. Orthodontist. All great rivalries. Coke vs. Pepsi. Star Wars vs. Star Trek. Beatles vs. Stones. These ones deserve capital letters. Great Rivalries can be huge enough to impassioned …

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 …