Are Mercury's Days as a Planet Numbered?

Click to viewEver since the International Astronomical Union demoted Pluto to a dwarf planet (does it even deserve a capital "P"???) in 2006, astronomers around the world have been at odds to describe just what they mean when they say the word "planet." For the moment, the solar system is holding steady with eight of… » 7/07/08 9:48am 7/07/08 9:48am

io9 Invades The Halls Of LucasFilm & LucasArts

LucasArts invited io9 out to their shiny new(ish) digs located inside The Presidio in San Francisco to take a look at three of their upcoming science fiction related video games. Right outside the entrance, was a requisite Yoda fountain, sagely watching over everyone who came in. Read on to find out about the video… » 2/23/08 10:00am 2/23/08 10:00am