Building a Death Star: The Science of Megastructures

North 132A

Saturday May 27, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm


The Death Star was almost 100 miles long, carried almost 2 million personnel and soldiers, and had a cargo capacity of 1 million kilotons. Building it took 20 years and cost over 1 trillion credits (it isn't clear what the conversion rate is). In this panel, experts will discuss the logistical challenges in projects like this, and whether it is feasible to build one of our own.


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Science

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Sci-Fi, Science, Professional Development, RTP