Eye on the Sky: 30 Doradus Nebula

March 13, 2012 at 9:20 am | Posted in Astronomy, Eye on the Sky, Regular Feature | Leave a comment

30 Doradus nebula is a star birth region in the Large Magellanic Cloud.  The image was taken by Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 in ultraviolet, visible and red light, and this grouping alone spans 100 light years.  Several of these beautiful ice blue stars, at 100 times more massive than our sun, are among the largest known stars.

(via NASA)

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Apocalypse: New Release, Interview, and Reviews!

March 13, 2012 at 12:03 am | Posted in Interview, Reviews, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse is out today. To kick things off, we have an interview with the author, Troy Denning which you can read here. We asked Troy about the events of the book, how things led up to this, and what we might expect in the future. Be warned, the interview does include spoilers from the novel.

We also have several reviews of Apocalypse. On one hand, Corax, Synlah and I weigh in on a round-robin review that delves into some heavy spoilers. For a differing opinion, LaneWinree chimes in with his reservations on the novel.

Apocalypse is the last novel in the Fate of the Jedi series and is available in hardback and digital editions. The book also includes excerpts for Aaron Allston’s upcoming novel X-Wing: Mercy Kill and Jeff Grubb’s Star Wars: Scourge.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot. We’ve got the Apocalypse covered.

‘FOTJ: Apocalypse’ Interview with Troy Denning

March 13, 2012 at 12:02 am | Posted in Interview, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse is out today, and to kick off this momentous release, we have an interview with Troy Denning. Troy was gracious enough to answer our questions concerning Apocalypse, the Fate of the Jedi series, and even some obscure ones involving Ewoks and Barabels. The interview does include some spoilers for Apocalypse, so fair warning. Continue Reading ‘FOTJ: Apocalypse’ Interview with Troy Denning…

Fate of the Jedi: ‘Apocalypse’ – A Second Opinion

March 13, 2012 at 12:01 am | Posted in Miscellaneous, Reviews, Star Wars Books | 5 Comments
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The long-awaited Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse hits bookshelves today, wrapping up the nine-book tale and marking the end of the megaseries approach in the Expanded Universe. Does it stack up with the rest of the series? Is it a satisfying conclusion?

Be forewarned, spoilers loom below the cut.

Continue Reading Fate of the Jedi: ‘Apocalypse’ – A Second Opinion…

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