Watching Star Wars 25 Years Later
Slide 5
by Marshall Brain

Let's say that you needed to search a ship for its human passengers. Would you do this?

Would you send groups of human beings to look in the nooks and crannies? Probably not. You would send a few floating robots equipped with infrared and CO2 detectors to zip down the hallways and find all the living creatures very quickly. Especially since you have all the technology to detect life forms at a distance, as we see in the next scene...

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