The Jedi Training Plan – Keeping Up Your Stamina Ahead of a Long Lightsaber Duel
In a galaxy far, far away, Jedi knights always need to ensure they are in peak physical condition, as they could be called into a battle with a Sith at any given moment. But how do the Jedi stay in such good health and how do they keep so fit? Let's take a look at the typical workout regime of a Jedi Knight to help you to become a galactic knight – may the Force be with you!
Saturn’s Moon Mimas Looks Like Pac-Man In Infrared
In an earlier article we have showed you how Saturn's moon Mimas totally looks like the Death Star from the Star Wars movies. Now it seems that Mimas also looks like Pac-Man from the 1980s video game when seen in infrared.
Mimas and Iapetus, Two Odd Moons of Saturn
Saturn has a lot of moons. Two of them are really odd, and bear a striking resemblance to the Death Star from the Star Wars movies. Mimas has a crater of approximately the same scale as the one on the Death Star. Iapetus also has large craters, but the resemblance lies in its equatorial ridge.
Tatooine-Like Planet Discovered Orbiting Two Suns
An exoplanet that orbits around two stars, known as a circumbinary planet, has recently been discovered by astronomers using the Kepler space telescope. The planet dubbed Kepler-16b has been compared to the planet Tatooine from Star Wars, due to the fact that it has two Suns in its sky.
Non-Rocket Spacelaunch – Tether propulsion in fiction
This is the fourth and final part of the tether propulsion article of the non-rocket spacelaunch methods article series. This post will focus on references to the tether propulsion concept in fiction. The most prominent science fiction novels on the subject include the following.