io9: Happy Star Wars Day! May the Fourth be with you!
May 4, 2013
It's May the Fourth, that day when Star Wars fans punnily wish each other well. We're celebrating with some of our favorite Star Wars gifs. How are you celebrating Star Wars Day?Space.com: Happy Star Wars Day! What Would It Take to Build a Death Star?
by Tariq Malik, SPACE.com Managing Editor
Date: 04 May 2013 Time: 09:49 AM ET
Hello space fans, and May the 4th be with you! In honor of Star Wars Day, physics professor Rhett Allain of Southeastern Louisiana University took a look at just what it would take to the build the Empire's Death Star using only the Automated Transfer Vehicle robot cargo ships built by the European Space Agency. The answer: We'll have to wait a LONG time for anything like the Death Star.I might use these again next year. After all, I'm an environmentalist; I recycle.