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The Physics of Star Wars

Love Star Wars? Interested in science? Explore what physics concepts have to say about lightsaber technology, interplanetary travel, alien species, and more.

Blommer Science Library, the Society of Physics Students, and the Georgetown University Astronomical Society will host a conversation with Georgetown’s Patrick Johnson (Department of Physics) and author of The Physics of Star Wars. All Georgetown community members are welcome. Enjoy refreshments, and bring your questions.

Have a great time, you will.


December 7, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Arrupe Hall Multipurpose Room
Contact Information: 

Holly Surbaugh,, 202-687-5685

RSVP by: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least 5 business days prior to an event by filling out the request form at or calling 202-687-7446. The Library will consider and make reasonable efforts to fulfill requests for accommodation.