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Top 10 Government Projects Straight Out of Science Fiction

By Becky Ferreira Jan 21, 2013

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Last week, President Obama responded to this awesome petition to build a Death Star by Tweeting, "Why would we spend taxpayer dollars on a Death Star with a fundamental flaw that can be exploited by a 1-man starship?" This not only bumped the President's nerd cred up a few points, it got us interested in all the real life government projects that have seemed like something straight out of science fiction. Enjoy our top picks of such farfetched projects!

Tags: science, life, nasa, space travel, scifi, darpa

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Becky Ferreira

Becky Ferreira is a writer, performer, and raptor based in New York.

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