Physicists Created a New Form of Light
Researchers at MIT and Harvard made groups of three photons interact.
Neil deGrasse Tyson Discusses Lightsaber Physics
Applying real life physics to fictional weapons.
A Brief History of Treating Lightsaber Combat As A Real Martial Art
Lightsaber combat academies are a real and (mostly) serious thing. We take a brief look at some of the most popular, prolific, and intriguing schools across the world.
The Flame Awakens With This DIY Gas-Propelled Flamethrower Lightsaber
Unfortunately, because it’s a stream of fire, you can’t really expect it to keep its shape all that well when swinging it.
I Paid to See the New 'Star Wars' Trailer (and Have Never Seen 'Star Wars')
The trailer for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is available all over the internet, but is only screening in theaters in 30 cities in the United States. So, we sent a writer who's never seen a single Star Wars movie to check out the spectacle first...
6 Unexpected Sources Of Iconic 'Star Wars' Sounds
Ben Burtt, the man who coined the term "sound design," used some unique source material to produce the most iconic sounds in 'Star Wars.'