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BrainStuff

HowStuffWorks

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

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Science & Medicine 12
Natural Sciences 4

Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

How the Lightsaber Effect Works

October 24th, 2008

Episode 101 of 1070 episodes

Unfortunately lightsabers aren't real. The technique used to produce the lightsaber effect is simple, but tedious. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about the special effects behind lightsabers.

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