Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker. Would a lightsaber function in real life? File photo: Lucasfilm Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker. Would a lightsaber function in real life? File photo: Lucasfilm
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker. Would a lightsaber function in real life? File photo: Lucasfilm
Star Wars

The Force may not be with us, but what about the tech in ‘Star Wars’?

  • In 1977, ‘Star Wars’ blew away audiences with faraway visions of lightsabers, droids and holograms
  • Decades later, has any of the franchise’s iconic technology come even close to becoming real?

Topic |   Star Wars
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker. Would a lightsaber function in real life? File photo: Lucasfilm Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker. Would a lightsaber function in real life? File photo: Lucasfilm
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker. Would a lightsaber function in real life? File photo: Lucasfilm
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