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Showing posts with label Entertainment. Show all posts

German Professor Who Is A Hardcore Star Wars Fan Has Just Repainted An Observatory Into R2-D2

In a galaxy far far away (Germany) Hubert Zitt, professor at the Zweibr├╝cken University of Applied Sciences and known for Star Trek and Star Wars lectures, along with a small team, transformed the Zweibr├╝ck Observatory of the Natural Science Association into a giant R2-D2 – and it is out of this world.

The sci-fi professor completed the project in September 2018, aided by his father-in-law Horst Helle, the master painter Klaus Ruffing and several helping students and it has caught the eyes of Star Wars fans everywhere. The most notable fan of the re-design was Star Wars actor Mark Hamill who tweeted about it, “R2-D2 Observatory Transformed Germans Into Giant Nerds.”

While spectacular, Zitt and his team aren’t the first fans to complete a Star Wars design challenge. Goodsell Observatory at Carleton College in Minnesota was also transformed into an R2-D2 back in 2010.

Somebody Compared The Lion King 2019 To The 1994 Animation Side By Side

1994 was a big year. Nelson Mandela became the President of South Africa, The Channel Tunnel between England and France opened after 6 years of construction. And, of course, Disney released The Lion King, which eventually became the highest-grossing animated film ever (now, 4th).