Harvard and MIT scientists have created a new form of matter that closely resembles the lightsaber, which has Star Wars geeks doing the happy dance.
A group of researchers were able to create molecules by connecting photons, something that has never before been achieved.
Unfortunately, it will be a while before you can buy one of these elegant weapons, but at least the technology is there.
In the meantime, you’ll still have to make believe you’re slaying Stormtroopers with your broom handle – and make your “voom voom” sound effects. (Phys.org)