Great news, moon-sized weapon enthusiasts! Japanese scientists just proposed that we attach a high-powered laser to the International Space Station to help it obliterate space junk. Sound familiar? Yeah, folks — we’re getting a Death Star.
Join Nerdist science editor and guest host Kyle Hill as he breaks down the ISS laser, from how it works and why we want one to how likely it is that we’ll see it put into action!
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