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In Which We Literally Calculate the Power of the Force
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In Which We Literally Calculate the Power of the Force

I have a tradition of doing a little analysis on one of my favorite movie franchises to celebrate Star Wars Day (May the Fourth Be With You). Given that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story recently appeared on DVD and various streaming services, I think its OK to look at that film […]

Happy May the 4th! Let’s Break Down a Super Star Destroyer’s Super Death
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Happy May the 4th! Let’s Break Down a Super Star Destroyer’s Super Death

In keeping with my long tradition of doing some kind of physics analysis for Star Wars Day (May the 4th Be With You), I celebrate this year by looking at the Death Star II in Return of the Jedi. In a pivotal scene, the Rebels mount an all-out offensive against […]