View Full Version : Could a ‘Death Star’ Really Destroy a Planet?

2012-Jan-18, 11:50 PM
Countless Sci-Fi fans vividly remember the famous scene in Star Wars in which the Death Star obliterates the planet Alderaan. Mirroring many late night caffeine-fueled arguments among Sci-Fi fans, a University of Leicester researcher asks the question: Could a small moon-sized battle station generate enough energy to destroy an Earth-sized planet? (...)Read the rest of [...]

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