A new hope for Star Wars fans: The Force (sort of) exists, says Winnipeg prof

As any Star Wars fan can tell you, “the Force” is what gives a Jedi power — but it’s also a complicated physics phenomenon in this galaxy, a University of Winnipeg professor says.

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in theatres, University of Winnipeg professor and Canada Research Chair in quantum materials discovery Christopher Wiebe looked into a phenomenon in modern physics that resembles the mystical power from the immensely popular space-fantasy franchise.

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Read & Listen to the interview with Dr. Christopher Wiebe