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  • STAR WARS 9 Official Trailer #2 (2019) The Rise Of Skywalker Movie HD

    08/26/2019 8:03:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 50 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 26, 2019 | Staff
    STAR WARS 9 Official Trailer #2 (2019) The Rise Of Skywalker Movie HD
  • A massive star completely destroyed by a supernova is puzzling scientists

    08/17/2019 9:20:34 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 45 replies
    astronomy.com ^ | August 16, 2019 | Korey Haynes
    In November of 2016, the sharp-eyed Gaia spacecraft spied a supernova that exploded some billion light-years from Earth. Astronomers followed up with more telescopes, and quickly realized that this supernova – dubbed SN2016iet – was an odd one in many ways. For one, the star that caused the supernova seemed to orbit far in the hinterlands of its tiny, previously unknown dwarf galaxy, some 54,000 light-years from its center. Most massive stars are born in denser clusters of stars, and it’s a puzzle how this one came to form so far out. And this star was extremely massive, starting life...
  • Star Wars Is Struggling to Win Over the Next Generation of Kids [Bloomberg Link Only]

    08/08/2019 3:29:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 34 replies
    Bloomberg [Link in Body] ^ | August 7, 2019 | Crayton Harrison
    Link to Bloomberg
  • Star Trek: Picard Trailer Reveals Data, Seven of Nine Will Return

    07/21/2019 4:38:44 AM PDT · by C19fan · 94 replies
    TV Guide ^ | July 20, 2019 | Keisha Hatchett
    The official trailer for Star Trek: Picard has finally arrived -- and revealed a plethora of familiar faces to fans of Star Trek: The Next Generation, including Data and Seven of Nine. Sir Patrick Stewart, who returns to play Picard, was on hand at the San Diego Convention Center to deliver the exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming series, airing exclusively on CBS All Access (subscribe to CBS All Access here), which serves up a new take on his iconic character.
  • Glendale [CA] Man Who Previously Destroyed Trump Star, Charged With Theft Of Monroe Statue

    06/25/2019 9:27:01 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 8 replies
    cbs2la ^ | 06/25/2019
    Austin Mikel Clay is expected to be arraigned today on one felony count each of grand theft of property valued at more than $950 and vandalism causing more than $400 in damage, according to reports. According to Los Angeles police, Clay allegedly scaled the Hollywood Gateway landmark, cut off the Marilyn Monroe “weather pane” from the top, and fled the scene with it. The sculpture was believed to be put into a white bag with a black star on it, while the equipment to cut off the sculpture was kept in a black backpack. A second, still unidentified, suspect was...
  • Our 13 Favorite Things From Disney's 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge'

    05/30/2019 6:26:16 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | May 30, 2019 | Matt Blitz
    Announced in Summer 2015, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge theme land in California is finally open to the public nearly four years later. Never before (despite Hollywood Studio's previous efforts), has the world of Star Wars felt more alive. From costuming, to design, to engineering, the Black Spire Outpost, the setting for this Star Wars world, is the most impressive attraction in Disney's history—and this is everything we love about it.
  • KYLO REN REACTS to STAR WARS: The Rise of Skywalker Teaser

    05/27/2019 7:21:01 AM PDT · by C19fan · 12 replies
    Auralnauts ^ | April 24, 2019 | Staff
    Aw yeah, it's ya boi Supreme Leader Ren, taking a break from kicking ass to give his thoughts on The Rise of Skywalker. Is this the future? Is it the past? How is Kylo even seeing this stuff? Is Snoke helping him? Paplatine?! Jar Jar???
  • Disney announces the next Star Wars movie in 2022 will come from Game of Thrones creators [tr]

    05/15/2019 3:52:09 AM PDT · by C19fan · 31 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 14, 2019 | Brian Gallagher
    Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed during the MoffetNathanson Media & Communications Summit that the next Star Wars movie, released in 2022, will be written and directed by Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. Disney had announced in February 2018 that Benioff and Weiss would write and produce a new trilogy of Star Wars films, which was separate from the current slate of films, and the other new trilogy The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson is creating. The studio revealed earlier this week that the next Star Wars movies will hit theaters on December 16, 2022, December 12,...
  • Ian McDiarmid: "Roll it again" | Episode 9 Trailer Fan Reaction [Video]

    04/13/2019 6:26:17 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    Stae Wars Scenes ^ | April 12, 2019 | Staff
    The greatest moment of Star Wars Celebration 2019 so far
  • Star Wars Episode IX[: The Rise of Skywalker]– Teaser [ed]

    04/12/2019 10:25:37 AM PDT · by C19fan · 85 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 12, 2019 | Staff
    Every generation has a legend. Watch the brand-new teaser for Star Wars: Episode IX.
  • Star Trek: DS9 Finally Gets the Documentary It Deserves

    04/10/2019 9:55:18 AM PDT · by C19fan · 41 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | April 10, 2019 | Staff
    Airing on January 3rd, 1993, the premiere episode, "Emissary," played out like a changing of the guard. Jean-Luc Picard and his crew, which had solidified Trek's glorious return to television with The Next Generation, boards the Enterprise at the episode's conclusion and disembarks for some new adventure—but the audience is left behind. That's because it was time for something new, and that something was Deep Space Nine. Now, some 26 years later, fans are returning to what's become a beloved show, sometimes even eclipsing the ones that had come before it, with What We've Left Behind, a crowdfunded documentary that...
  • Colliding neutron stars shot a light-speed jet through space

    02/26/2019 3:25:30 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 13 replies
    Science News ^ | 2/22/19 | Lisa Grossman
    An emerging consensus suggests the crash can explain distant gamma-ray bursts GREAT ESCAPE A bright jet of fast-moving particles fled the scene after two neutron stars collided, spewing material and potentially forming a black hole (shown in this artist’s illustration). When a pair of ultradense cores of dead stars smashed into one another, the collision shot a bright jet of charged subatomic particles through space. Astronomers thought no such jet had made it out of the wreckage of the neutron star crash, first detected in August 2017. But new observations of the crash site using a network of radio telescopes...
  • Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge ride at Disney World and Disneyland offers behind-the-scenes look

    12/26/2018 7:08:41 AM PST · by C19fan · 8 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 25, 2018 | Heidi Parker
    A clip for the new ride Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge was released on Christmas Day. There are several images of the Millennial Falcon as well as Kylo Ren in mask. 'It's exciting to think of this as only the beginning and how this will be evolving,' said Carrie Beck from the Lucasfilm Story Group.
  • A young star caught forming like a planet

    12/15/2018 11:50:54 AM PST · by ETL · 10 replies
    Phys.org ^ | Dec 14, 2018 | University of Leeds
    Astronomers have captured one of the most detailed views of a young star taken to date, and revealed an unexpected companion in orbit around it. While observing the young star, astronomers led by Dr. John Ilee from the University of Leeds discovered it was not in fact one star, but two.The main object, referred to as MM 1a, is a young massive star surrounded by a rotating disc of gas and dust that was the focus of the scientists' original investigation.A faint object, MM 1b, was detected just beyond the disc in orbit around MM 1a. The team believe this...
  • Man who took a pickax to Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame sentenced to 1 day in jail

    11/08/2018 3:06:02 PM PST · by lowbridge · 21 replies
    Yahoo ^ | November 7, 2018 | Raechal Leone Shewfelt
    Austin Mikel Clay, the man who took a pickax to President Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame over the summer, on Wednesday pleaded no contest to a charge of vandalism. According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office, Clay, a resident of Glendale, Calif., was sentenced to one day in county jail, 20 hours of community service, and three years of formal probation. He was ordered to pay $9,400 in restitution to the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and attend psychological counseling.
  • One Year Later, The #SWRepMatters Campaign Is Still an Uplifting Part of Star Wars Fandom

    10/28/2018 6:05:10 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | October 26, 2018 | Klaudia Amenábar
    As you may have heard, things haven’t been too great in Star Wars fandom lately. While all fandoms (or even groups of people in general) attract bigotry and unsavory people, Star Wars has taken the cake, especially after the release of The Last Jedi. Whether it’s a response to increased diversity or just the sci-fi fandom iteration of our society’s growing pains into the digital age, toxicity in Star Wars fandom has taken an interesting center stage in conversations about media and even politics. But while some try to parse out why Russian bots were involved in the vocal backlash...
  • ‘Star Wars’ Boba Fett Movie No Longer In Development; Lucasfilm Focusing On ‘The Mandalorian’ [tr]

    10/26/2018 1:12:39 PM PDT · by C19fan · 45 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | October 26, 2018 | Anthony D'Alessandro
    UPDATED with Boba Fett movie news: We’ve confirmed reports that Disney/Lucasfilm is no longer moving forward with a Boba Fett movie for the time being, instead zeroing on the upcoming Jon Favreau-executive produced Star Wars series The Mandalorian, which the studio is prepping for its upcoming streaming service. Reportedly last night, Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy told Critics Choice Association journalist Erick Weber at a Black Panther awards reception that the Boba Fett movie was dead, and that the priority is the series. We confirmed the news today as well, and also heard that James Mangold, of course, is no longer...
  • Disney CEO confirms a 'slowdown' of Star Wars output after disappointing Solo returns [tr]

    09/20/2018 12:41:57 PM PDT · by C19fan · 74 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 20, 2018 | Ross McDonough
    There might be a couple of extra parsecs between future Star Wars films. Disney CEO Bob Iger has confirmed there will be a 'slowdown' of its Star Wars output, following disappointing returns on the Solo standalone. 'I made the timing decision, and as I look back, I think the mistake that I made — I take the blame — was a little too much, too fast,' he admitted to The Hollywood Reporter.
  • Greetings From Vulcan? Planet Discovered Orbiting the Star of Spock's Homeworld in "Star Trek"

    09/19/2018 10:57:05 AM PDT · by C19fan · 25 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | September 19, 2018 | Avery Thompson
    Star Trek’s Spock comes from the planet Vulcan, which of course doesn’t exist. But new research might give us the next best thing—an exoplanet orbiting the real-life star that Vulcan is said to be orbiting in the Star Trek universe. In 1991, Gene Roddenberry wrote a letter to Sky & Telescope about what kind of star the planet Vulcan was likely to orbit. In that letter, he specifically picks out one such star, 40 Eridani. Later, 40 Eridani became the canon Vulcan star system featured in a handful of episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise.
  • Plutonian craters to be named after Star Trek characters

    08/31/2018 11:33:46 PM PDT · by vannrox · 29 replies
    astrobites ^ | Apr 2, 2015 | Ruth Angus
    n July of this year (2015), NASA’s New Horizons mission will fly past Pluto and its moons. It will map the surface of the Plutonian system in unprecedented detail, revealing craters and other surface features for the first time. In preparation for the deluge of newly discovered craters, mountains, crevasses and other surface features, Mamajek et al. discuss a naming system for Pluto and its moons. Pluto is one of the last large planetesimals in the Solar system to have its surface imaged in detail. Pluto’s surface features will reveal the history of its life in the alien conditions at...