Death Star


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Death Star

["Star Wars" film] 1. The AT&T corporate logo, which appears on computers sold by AT&T and bears an uncanny resemblance to the Death Star in the movie. This usage is particularly common among partisans of BSD Unix, who tend to regard the AT&T versions as inferior and AT&T as a bad guy. Copies still circulate of a poster printed by Mt. Xinu showing a starscape with a space fighter labelled 4.2BSD streaking away from a broken AT&T logo wreathed in flames.

2. AT&T's internal magazine, "Focus", uses "death star" to describe an incorrectly done AT&T logo in which the inner circle in the top left is dark instead of light - a frequent result of dark-on-light logo images.
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13 ( ANI ): The White House has rejected a petition to build a Death Star because it does not support the destruction of other planets and the costs involved would be too high.
By focusing our defense resources into a space-superiority platform and weapon system such as a Death Star, the government can spur job creation in the fields of construction, engineering, space exploration, and more, and strengthen our national defense," he wrote.
The second Death Star was by the forest moon of Endor and gained power from a base placed on the planet.
Only by working together can you complete perilous missions and ultimately steal the plans for the Death Star.
President Obama's space chief said that a Death Star would only add to the United States' financial problems.
The footage, which is less than a minute long, shows Darth Vader on the Death Star as he beckons his son, Luke Skywalker, to join him on the Dark Side.
As well as signings, fans could see film props, take part in a laser battle in a Death Star and enter a children's fancy dress competition.
The show also sometimes spoofs pop culture, such as in a recent episode where the girls had to destroy a disco ball in space that resembled the Death Star.
All-new classic movie moments complete the Star Wars Battlefront II experience, as players battle within the interior of the Death Star and visit Princess Leia's blockade runner, the Tantive IV, as seen at the beginning of Episode IV A New Hope.
government has officially decided not to create a full-scale Death Star to intimidate its foes across the galaxy.
From the Death Star trench run to the Tatooine podrace, the saga has always delivered an entertainment experience that is completely immersive.
Saunders-Staddon, from Plymouth, now plans to build the Star Wars Death Star, the next biggest Lego kit in the world.