With that in mind, high-energy gamma ray beams would allow you to have your own "Star Wars" lightsaber fight. So to all who still don't believe a real-life lightsaber match is doable, I find your lack of faith disturbing. Read the original article on …
Someone has finally come up with a way to fight off the bugs of the Empire — a lightsaber. Caleb Kraft, senior editor of the tech blog Hack a Day, wrapped a toy lightsaber in pest-electrifying fine mesh and an electrical cord to transform the …
Researchers say the concept of a lightsaber would not work in reality but lasers could be used to create something vaguely similar to the famous Jedi sword. Physicists at the University of Queensland (UQ) are exploring the possibility of …
(Sorry, taping a laser pointer to an empty roll of paper towels and calling it a lightsaber doesn’t count.) **Editor’s editor’s note: On the other hand, if you do end up building a real-life lightsaber, call me.
Whether you're Star Wars fan or not, brace yourself. A little-known defense technology firm has developed what's been called the closest thing to a real-life light saber. Resembling a sturdy metallic flashlight, the Metal Vapor Torch certainly …
From the genius who built a Thor’s hammer that only he could lift, comes a real-life lightsaber, blue light and all, that’s essentially a flamethrower that runs on–you guessed it–alcohol. The video above introduces Allen Pan lighting a …
Built with the blue-laser diode of a dismantled Casio projector, the $200 Spyder III Pro Arctic is the world's most powerful portable laser. It can permanently blind you and set your skin—or anything else, really—on fire almost instantly. …
So why don’t we have working lightsabers in real life? Surely physicists must be smart enough (and big enough Star Wars fans) to be able to produce one of these incredible objects. The obvious way of building a lightsaber would be to use a …
No word was given as to whether these real-life light sabers are actually “weaponized”. Also, there’s no word yet as to what form this technology would take in a retail version if it ever comes to that. For now, the researchers are convinced that ...
A Wicked Lasers product has long been the closest you can get to a real-life lightsaber, but there are some Jedi weapons better left on the screen. If the tri-blade lightsaber revealed in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser has caught …