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Everything You Need to Know About Death Star Orbital Physics

A fully armed and operational physics lesson about ‘Return of the Jedi’

Photo: © Lucasfilm Ltd.

ItIt might seem silly to look at the physics from a movie that was released more than 30 years ago, but here we are. Yes, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi was first in the movie theaters back in 1983. So, why does it even matter? Well, first, it…

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Rhett Allain

Rhett Allain

Physics faculty, science blogger of all things geek. Technical Consultant for CBS MacGyver and MythBusters. WIRED blogger.

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