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Old 01-29-2020, 07:19 PM   #11
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Default Re: Which of these is beyond the capabilities of known Star Wars science?

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Yes I know in fiction; anything is possible but I’m looking at this from an in-universe point of view. Which of these would be hard to accomplish based on known Star Wars science capabilities?

1.) EMP repelling- Something you can put on electronics that makes it impervious to EMP attacks. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electromagnetic_pulse


2.) Age scanner- Something that can scan a rock or a being and tell a scientist how old it is in standard years.


3.) Psychohistory-https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychohistory_(fictional)


4.) Sentient cybersuit- A suit of powered armor that integrates you with an AI to work together in symbiosis

5.) Wireless citywide central air- Basically wireless outdoor air conditioning over a large area.

6.) Simulated reality- Like from The Matrix.

7.) Artificial pole shift- Something to artificially shape the poles of a planet. I don't know how it would be done but it would obviously be a punishment superweapon

8.) Ambient intelligence-ambient intelligence refers to electronic environments that are sensitive and responsive to the presence of people

9.) Bioprinter- Something that can create new organs

10.) Water synthesizer- Creates water from scratch

11.) Artificial magnetosphere-https://phys.org/news/2017-03-nasa-magnetic-shield-mars-atmosphere.html

12.) SQUID-like device -
https://www.engadget.com/2009/07/31/...-strange-days/

13.)Argon matrix laser- Laser weapon that only damages inorganic material

14.) Neural music composition- Creating music by thinking it

15.) Solar storm generator- Something that can create a solar storm

16.) Cultured plant cells- Like cultured meat but for plants

17.) Torsion field drive- Alternative FTL method

18.) Zero point energy generator

19.) Giant solar space farm

You can pick only one if you want.
OK, one more time.

1. EMP Repelling is nonsense. There's no such thing as an EMP in Star Wars.

2. We've seen an archaeologist in post-Disney Star Wars comics. She didn't have a tricorder.

3. Using math as a fortune-telling device? Sure, why not.

4. Any powered armour in Star Wars would be big and clunky.

5. Creating a zone of artificial climate is basically how Cloud City remains habitable.

6. Apart from certain cyborgs mind machine interface is impossible in the Star Wars setting because it intrudes on the turf of the Force. Star Wars would far more be likely to have a drug that puts people into a shared dream.

7. A pole shifter is the kind of apocalyptic weapon that seems like a likely addition.

8. I have no idea what that means.

9. No. Star Wars does cyborgs. Period.

10. Any idiot can create water if they've got hydrogen and oxygen.

11. They have planetary forcefields.

12. Intrudes on the Force's turf.

13. Stupid even for a comic book.

14. Would probably only work for Force sensitives.

15. Something that causes minor solar destabilization fits under the apocalyptic weapon field.

16. Sure, why not.

17. No.

18. Whatever their power source is, it requires fuel.

19. Sure, why not.
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Old 01-29-2020, 10:46 PM   #12
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Default Re: Which of these is beyond the capabilities of known Star Wars science?

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OK, one more time.

1. EMP Repelling is nonsense. There's no such thing as an EMP in Star Wars.

2. We've seen an archaeologist in post-Disney Star Wars comics. She didn't have a tricorder.

3. Using math as a fortune-telling device? Sure, why not.

4. Any powered armour in Star Wars would be big and clunky.

5. Creating a zone of artificial climate is basically how Cloud City remains habitable.

6. Apart from certain cyborgs mind machine interface is impossible in the Star Wars setting because it intrudes on the turf of the Force. Star Wars would far more be likely to have a drug that puts people into a shared dream.

7. A pole shifter is the kind of apocalyptic weapon that seems like a likely addition.

8. I have no idea what that means.

9. No. Star Wars does cyborgs. Period.

10. Any idiot can create water if they've got hydrogen and oxygen.

11. They have planetary forcefields.

12. Intrudes on the Force's turf.

13. Stupid even for a comic book.

14. Would probably only work for Force sensitives.

15. Something that causes minor solar destabilization fits under the apocalyptic weapon field.

16. Sure, why not.

17. No.

18. Whatever their power source is, it requires fuel.

19. Sure, why not.
Star Wars had EMP’s in several novels and it featured in Clone Wars

Lobots “headband” is a brain computer interface


Anyway I apologize. This is not the right forum to discuss Star Wars.
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