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Star Wars Moisture Farming Is Becoming a Reality

24 April 2017 12:33 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The 1977 classic Star Wars: A New Hope gave fans their first look at this galaxy far, far away, and our introduction to one of the most iconic characters of all time, Mark Hamill's Luke Skywalker. While fans could easily relate to Luke's plight, wanting to leave his adopted family's farm to strike out on his own, we learned quickly that almost everything in this universe is different than our own, including the farm he lived on. Luke's uncle Owen Lars (Phil Brown) and aunt Beru Lars (Shelagh Fraser) ran a moisture farm on the desert planet of Tatooine, where they used devices called "vaporators" to draw moisture from the air to produce drinking water, and today we have word that this fictional technology may become a reality.

CNN has presented a report from Amin Al-Habaibeh, a Professor of Intelligent Engineering Systems at Nottingham Trent University, as part of an »

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