Author: Lake Toba

Real Lightsaber?

People do some wild stuff.  This has got to be one of the more frightening things I’ve seen on YouTube.  Make it Real created a lightsaber using coiled metal and batteries, and, I suspect, asbestos.    In my mind, it brings home pretty starkly how ridiculously dangerous real lightsabers would be.  Even if they worked as I would suggest:  a magnetic bottle containing hot plasma that only releases the plasma when the bottle is broken.  Two magnetic bottles repel each other, which is why lightsabers don’t cut through each other.  Anyone knowledgeable about physics or engineering have thoughts on that?...

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