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Title: Why Aren’t Lightsabers Real Yet? Get the Lowdown from a Laser Physicist

Abstract

The release of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" begs the obvious question: Why aren't lightsabers real yet? LLNL science communicator Maren Hunsberger gets the lowdown from laser physicist Zhi Liao in this first installment of "Inside the Lab," a new YouTube series exploring crazy-cool science questions.

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Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1242817
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; LIGHTSABERS; LASERS; PLASMA; LASER PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Hunsberger, Maren, and Liao, Zhi. Why Aren’t Lightsabers Real Yet? Get the Lowdown from a Laser Physicist. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Hunsberger, Maren, & Liao, Zhi. Why Aren’t Lightsabers Real Yet? Get the Lowdown from a Laser Physicist. United States.
Hunsberger, Maren, and Liao, Zhi. Fri . "Why Aren’t Lightsabers Real Yet? Get the Lowdown from a Laser Physicist". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1242817.
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abstractNote = {The release of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" begs the obvious question: Why aren't lightsabers real yet? LLNL science communicator Maren Hunsberger gets the lowdown from laser physicist Zhi Liao in this first installment of "Inside the Lab," a new YouTube series exploring crazy-cool science questions.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {12}
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