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Neil deGrasse Tyson Debunks the Science of Star Wars on Talking with Chris Hardwick

Cover your ears, Star Wars fans.

According to famous astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, the Death Star in The Force Awakens could’ve been even more badass had the movie made use of real science.

In this highlight from the latest episode of Talking with Chris Hardwick, Tyson shares why real science is grander than anything you see in the movies.

Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson Debunk the Science of Star Wars

Tyson used to tweet regularly about the science seen in movies, that is until the people of the internet started taking his observations a little too to heart.

Luckily, he’s got a safe space on Chris’s couch to vent.

Watch the video now to learn the scientific opportunity Episode VII missed.

The episode with Neil deGrasse Tyson is now available on and AMC apps for mobile, XBox One, Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku and Chromecast

Talking With Chris Hardwick airs Sundays at 11/10c. To receive full episodes, sign up for the weekly Talking with Chris Hardwick newsletter.

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