NASA Discovery Turns Star Wars Fantasy into "Scientific Reality"

In this video, NASA explains how their discovery of a planet that orbits two stars proves Star Wars' double sunset to be a reality

About 200 light years from our solar system, NASA has discovered a planet, Kepler 16b, that orbits two stars. In this video, NASA explains the true significance of this discovery: "A world with a double sunset that was first imagined in Star Wars over 30 years ago in a galaxy far, far away has become scientific reality."

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