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What's the Most Powerful Weapon in Sci-Fi History?

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What’s the most powerful weapon in the sci-fi universe? How does a lightsaber in Star Wars compare to the energy sword of Halo? What about a Death Star vs Dr. Who’s reality bomb? And how do they match up with a real life nuclear bomb? Foundation Digital made this infographic for Fat Wallet detailing the top sci-fi weapons in history measured by their “energy of devastation in Joules.”

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The list includes all kind of weapons from all kinds of fictional worlds like an ACME stick of dynamite, Mario’s fireball, the Ghostbusters’ proton pack, the Jaegar in Pacific Rim, the noisy cricket in Men in Black, and so forth.

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DISCUSSION

I think that V’ger would probably happily absorb whatever the death star could throw at it, then happily consume the irritation

Also, how does Han Solo’s DL44 have more power than an AT-AT, which was equipped with two laser cannons and two medium blasters

An exact analogy would be an M1911A1 being more powerful than an M4 Tank