Some guy used physics to guess how much Yoda weighs (and the answer might surprise you)

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in News on Wednesday 2 September 2015

While everyone knows Luke Skywalker travels to Dagobah to train with Jedi master Yoda, not everyone knows just how hard it was for him to do a one-armed handstand while balancing Yoda on one foot. Wanting to know just how difficult (or easy) it was to do such an exercise, Rhett Allain decided to use physics to calculate just how much Yoda weighs.

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E.T. and Yoda do Michelangelo’s Pieta

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Wednesday 30 April 2014

I guess, ET took Yoda home. ‘PiETa’ is a sculpture that reimagines Michelangelo’s famous artwork, ‘Pieta’, with two of sci-fi’s most beloved aliens, E.T and Yoda. Created by artistic duo Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins, the piece shows E.T. cradling Yoda on his lap – much like Mary cradling Jesus on hers – and healing the Jedi Master with his magical glowing finger.

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Sumi-e Star Wars

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By Robert Milam in New Illustration on Wednesday 24 November 2010

Illustrator Kyle Webster invites the likes of Boba Fett and Han Solo to his The Daily Figure series of quick-draw figure studies.

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