The Physics Of Star Wars: The Science Behind A Galaxy Far, Far Away

The Physics Of Star Wars: The Science Behind A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Synopsis

Explore the physics behind the world of Star Wars, with engaging topics and accessible information that shows how we’re closer than ever before to creating technology from the galaxy far, far away—perfect for every Star Wars fan!

Ever wish you could have your very own lightsaber like Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi? Or that you could fly through space at the speed of light like Han Solo and Poe Dameron?

Well, those ideas aren’t as outlandish as you think.

In The Physics of Star Wars, you’ll explore the mystical power of the Force using quantum mechanics, find out how much energy it would take for the Death Star or Starkiller Base to destroy a planet, and discover how we can potentially create our very own lightsabers. The fantastical world of Star Wars may become a reality!

Chapters

  • PhysicsOfStarWars 01 Open
    Duration: 19s
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 02 Introduction
    Duration: 02min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 03 AnatomyOfTheGalaxy
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 04 BiodiversityIntheGalaxy
    Duration: 13min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 05 RelativeAgingOfCharacters
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 06 InvisibleHandBridgeEvacuation
    Duration: 08min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 07 SpaceTrash
    Duration: 08min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 08 WhenIsStarWars
    Duration: 10min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 09 BinaryStars
    Duration: 12min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 10 ClimateOfPlanets
    Duration: 11min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 11 MoistureFarming
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 12 CloudCity
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 13 TheLostPlanet
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 14 Repulsorlifts
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 15 Podracers
    Duration: 07min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 16 TravelingThroughThePlanetsCore
    Duration: 11min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 17 HoverCarTraffic
    Duration: 11min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 18 SolarSails
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 19 HyperSpace
    Duration: 10min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 20 ShipDesign
    Duration: 10min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 21 HammerheadShip
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 22 KesselRun
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 23 Blasters
    Duration: 10min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 24 Lightsabers
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 25 SeismicCharges
    Duration: 12min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 26 Grenades
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 27 Electrostaff
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 28 IonCannons
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 29 DeathStar
    Duration: 12min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 30 StarkillerBase
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 31 ImperialWalkers
    Duration: 08min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 32 Shields
    Duration: 12min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 33 TheForce
    Duration: 10min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 34 ForceLightning
    Duration: 11min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 35 ForceJump
    Duration: 08min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 36 TheFrozenBlasterBolt
    Duration: 10min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 37 JediMindTricks
    Duration: 08min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 38 DroidMobility
    Duration: 10min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 39 AI
    Duration: 10min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 40 RoboticCommunication
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 41 MachinesMakingMachines
    Duration: 08min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 42 RoboticHealthcareandProsthetics
    Duration: 10min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 43 GuidanceComputers
    Duration: 08min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 44 Holograms
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 45 Communication
    Duration: 11min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 46 AugmentedReality
    Duration: 08min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 47 TractorBeams
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 48 AppendixA
    Duration: 09min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 49 AppendixB
    Duration: 07min
  • PhysicsOfStarWars 50 Credits
    Duration: 34s

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