Using a new computer program, EPFL researchers offer unusual insight into the universe of Star Wars, which includes more than 20,000 characters spread among 640 communities over a period of 36,000 years.
The economics of Star Wars: Modeling and systems risk analysis suggest financial ruin for the Galactic Empire
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…
The biological spoils of war: Study finds those who take part in violent conflict have more wives, children
Violent conflict may, under certain conditions, offer a biological benefit to those who take part in it, a Harvard study has found.
If you get pneumonia, or even an infected cut, your body is now a war zone.
Camp Century, a U.S. military base built within the Greenland Ice Sheet in 1959, doubled as a top-secret site for testing the feasibility of deploying nuclear missiles from the Arctic during the Cold War. When the camp was ...
For many fans around the world May 4th is Star Wars Day, playing on the popular phrase 'May the Force Be With You' uttered by many characters in the films including Luke Skywalker's mentor, Yoda.
The Star Wars films raise lots of pressing questions. "Why is there sound in space?" "How did George Lucas lose his way?" And, of course, "Did Han shoot first?" (that's an easy one).
The fantasy creations of the "Star Wars" universe are strikingly similar to real planets in our own Milky Way galaxy. A super Earth in deep freeze? Think ice-planet "Hoth." And that distant world with double sunsets can't ...