It seems that Star Wars has many influences in our lives.
Star Wars fans will be happy to know that the famous franchise can actually be used to justify so much real life science.
Star Wars fanatics across the world are beyond excited with the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Thanks to Star Wars, scientists have searched for new planets and psychiatrists have used the characters as a teaching tool.
Even better, R2D2 and C3PO are now a permanent part of science!
Here are 15 Star Wars features that have been used to explain real life scientific things.
1. Blowing Up The Death Star
An assistant professor in engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., wanted to show his students the financial devastation that can come with civil engineering flaws. Having a hole the size of a womp rat definitely counts as a major flaw.