Students Calculate Price of the Death Star

LeHigh University students determine that yes, there is enough iron on Earth

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 20, 2012 2:47 PM CST

(Newser) – Just how wealthy would the Empire have to be to build a Death Star? Well, wealthy enough to blow somewhere around $852 quadrillion on metal alone, according to a group of economics students at Lehigh University. How did they get that number? Well, the first...   Read full story »


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