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How possible is Star Wars? Episode I: Is faster-than-light travel possible?

May 4, 2017 Back in 1977, a movie inspired people to dream of a galaxy far, far away. It also caused a lot of kids to demand their parents buy a seemingly never-ending stream of action figures. That movie is

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‘Buffy’ changed sci-fi TV

Originally published in the Batesville Daily Guard March 17, 2017 If you didn’t know, it’s the 40th anniversary of the theatrical release of “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.” There’s a lot of buzz and fanfare about the anniversary,

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Star Trek’s legacy built on enduring vision

  Originally published in the BatesvilleDaily Guard “Star Trek” turned 50 earlier this month, an event that was heralded with enthusiasm among fans and nerds (often one and the same) alike. Of course, I’m speaking specifically of the original series, often

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