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A closer look at Star Wars' scale models

We've really come a long, long way when it comes to special effects in movies.
In Pop Culture

Are there Tusken Raiders on Mars?

Recent images from NASA's Mars Curiousity rover look a lot like the Jundland Wastes.

Star Wars film location back on Tunisia's tourist map

Tunisia hopes the landscape that provided the backdrop to Star Wars will again attract tourists as it inches towards democracy.

St. Louis group teaches droid building

The St. Louis R2 Builders Group focuses on exchanging information realted to building Star Wars robots, the lovable R2-D2 in particular.

40 years of amazing special effects in less than 5 minutes

Beginning in 1977 with Star Wars watch 37 years of special effects progress in less than five minutes.

How a kid grew up to design the alien UIs of Star Wars

A lifelong fan of alien worlds, Noel Rubin is living his childhood dream as a concept UI/UX designer.
Video Games

X-Wings go Mobile in Lego Star Wars: Microfighters

LEGO Star Wars: Midcrofighters, a mobile top-down shooter, is now available on iOS.

Star Wars Desert Set - in Pictures

Tunisia's desert dunes lure amateur astronomers and Star Wars aficionados alike.
Books and Comics

Exclusive excerpt from Star Wars: Lockdown: Maul

An exclusive excerpt and audio clip featuring Sam Witwer, the voice of Darth Maul in Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
In Pop Culture

Bill Hader's killer Star Wars impressions

The comedian made an appearance on the Conan O'Brien show and treated fans to some Star Wars impressions.