For the rest of us, the idea that lightsabers are no longer the realm of science-fiction fantasy is just really, really cool. It took nothing less than the creation of a new kind of matter to make Hollywood sci-fi fantasy come true. You remember …
Disney could be about to turn Star Wars lightsaber battles into reality - well, almost. A new patent describes plans to create a device which looks, feels and sounds like the real thing. It shows that drones would be used to fire beams of …
The Hubble Space Telescope captured this image of a real-life cosmic lightsaber in a region of space called the Orion B molecular cloud complex within the Orion constellation. Full view of Hubble's cosmic lightsaber. The "tangled, knotted …
Star Wars creator George Lucas is trying to stop a company from making a high-powered laser that bloggers around the world have dubbed "a real-life lightsaber". His company, Lucasfilm, has theatened legal action against Shanghai …
Dust off the Jedi robes and change the batteries in the lightsaber, young padawan: You're going to school. Lightsaber school. Sign up for real-life lightsaber training at the Golden Gate Knights, who have a facility just for this purpose at …
Murphy made it happen and created one of the first, if not the first, real life lightsaber for fans around the world. “People wait many years sometimes,” he said. That’s because it takes weeks to make and the cost ranges from $1,500 and …
You know it. We know it. Disney knows it. In fact, as part of their under-construction Star Wars Land theme park in Orlando, Disney may be attempting to create real life lightsabers. And not even a slightly improved version of that …
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 …
Now look, we don't want to get you too excited but someone has built a lightsaber from Star Wars, and we don't just mean a giant laser pen. This thing is a flaming sword of awesome that'll cut down balloon shaped Stormtroopers and …
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 …