P6_2 Would the Starkiller Base be able to eat our Sun?

James Campbell, Afrida Alam, Joe Phelan, Ben Warne


Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) includes a large planet-like weapon fuelled by the intake of entire stars. Its diameter is approximated to be 658 km, and the concept of the Schwarzchild Radius is explored - establishing that a black hole would not be created in its core if it were to 'eat' the Sun.

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