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Dagobah is a forgotten world where Luke Skywalker trains with the Jedi master Yoda in The Empire Strikes Back. Its huge lagoons and mist-shrouded swamps are teeming with life.

"This swamp planet is really only a [stand-in] for Earth during the Pennsylvanian period, when swamps were common, vegetation was lush, and coal was being formed," said Seth Shostak, an astronomer with the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute in California. "It's our planet as it was 300 million years ago, before things got a bit colder."
01/14/09

 



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