How Lightsaber Color Tells Us What They’re Really Made of!

SURPRISE BECAUSE SCIENCE CHANNEL! Subscribe now and click the shiny notifications bell so you don’t miss out on all things science and pop culture. in new tab Star Wars has one of the most legendary weapons in the lightsaber, but it’s not made of light or as George Lucas said “a laser sword.” But could their color tell us what it really is? Kyle uses Jedi science on this week's Because Science! Subscribe for more Because Science: in new tab Watch the last episode: in new tab More science: in new tab Watch more Because Science: in new tab Follow Kyle Hill: in new tab Follow Us: in new tab Because Science every Thursday. Artist: Andrew Bowser Learn more: • IONIZED AIR GLOW: in new tab • TOKAMAK PLASMA COLOR: in new tab • ELECTRIC DISCHARGE IN GASES: in new tab • PLASMA COLORS: in new tab • IONIZATION ENERGY OF NOBLE GASES: in new tab • ELECTRON AVALANCHE: in new tab • GAS DISCHARGE LAMP: in new tab • LIGHTSABER CRYSTALS: in new tab