Published Jan 01 1970

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Star Wars' battle above Yavin 4 gave us the iconic defeat of the first Death Star, but how did the rebellion actually do it? Kyle stays on target on this week's Because Science!

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• BRAGG PEAK: http://bit.ly/2w6xWUR
• PROTON THERAPY: http://bit.ly/2I8UYiM
• DEATH STAR OF MEDICINE: http://bit.ly/2HQ2pbn
• THE MILITARY’S “PROTON TORPEDOES”: https://lat.ms/2jokouT
• DIRECTED ENERGY MISSILE DEFENSE IN SPACE: http://bit.ly/2relYUq
• RADIATION EFFECT ON SOLIDS: http://bit.ly/2jp7xZa