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Published Dec 15 2016

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Han Solo became a fan of Chewie's Bowcaster in The Force Awakens and it's easy to see why since it's more powerful than any good blaster. How is that possible? Kyle tells you the odds on this week's Because Science!

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Learn more:
• BOWCASTER CANON: http://nerdi.st/2gCqkg3
• BOWCASTER WORK: http://bit.ly/2gMGzdz
• COILGUN (GAUSS RIFLE): http://bit.ly/2gCjuXK
• HOW DOES A COILGUN WORK: http://bit.ly/2gCn3x8
• SOLENOID: http://nerdi.st/2hxUl2M
• FARADAY’S LAW: http://bit.ly/2hxYwvg
• TUG OF WAR ACCIDENT: http://bit.ly/2hvb0X4
• ARM DISLOCATION IS EASY: http://bit.ly/2hn30af