Ahead of this weekend's 50th anniversary of Doctor Who's first appearance on the small screen, the guys at Headsqueeze have taken a look at his famous Sonic Screwdriver—and asked if it could ever be, you know, scientifically possible.

Cue some live experiments, fire, and real-world acoustics. As for whether a real Sonic Screwdriver will ever be within our grasp? Well, maybe, perhaps, possibly, theoretically. We can dream, right? [Headsqueeze]