What could a scientist in my Star Wars fan fic be working on?

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SamQuint

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a bravery chip for C3PO so he is not a big pussy all the time
a warp engine for ridiculous or ludicrous speed (Space Balls)
a death star without a huge weak spot that makes it easy to destroy
 

Maximum7

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Yes fleshlight was suggested on another forum as well. Had to look it up #innocent

Any more ideas?
 

sandorski

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Star Wars? Vagina Stones, Essential Oils, Anti-Vaccs campaigns..... if it were Star Trek, answers would be very different.
 
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The Internet.

No, seriously. Most sci-fi universes invented before the late '90s don't have anything like it, and frankly, it's really useful.

If you've got FTL comms, you just need to set up a network of relays that would work just like terrestrial routers.
 
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spacejamz

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How about a blaster with improved accuracy so the storm troopers can actually hit something for once?

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Maximum7

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I’m trying to look for something that was never researched until the era of the New Republic like kyber crystals weren’t until the Empire used them for a superlaser and even then, they had been used in weapons formation in the past. I’m looking for something that presumably hasn’t been thought of in the 25,000 years of time where almost everything has already been done.
 

Maximum7

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I was down to 3 ideas. A Guided recirprocating deflector shield from someone on abovetopsecret forums, Synthetic coaxium from FFG forums and The Dynamics of an Asteroid Field on Sjgames. I decided against the shield because it was too wordy and could be a game changer. The coaxium I felt ruined the rarity of hyperfuel and the asteroid belt analyzation was good but their are likely billions of asteroid fields in the galaxy. Who the hell cares about plotting one.
 

TXHokie

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A massive space station that can destroy a planet, except it doesn’t have a weak spot that can be destroyed with one well placed shot. Fourth time is the charm?
 

snoopy7548

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I found an idea in archeology. Thanks for all your help guys!!!
They uncover an ancient fossil of Jar Jar Binks, the oldest known fossil of a living thing in the entire universe, on a planet that has only been inhabited by Jedi?
 

Ken g6

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I found an idea in the thread listings, but I guess it's too late:

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Edit: Then I bumped the thread and got another suggestion:

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destrekor

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The next evolution of weapon from the Siths - a Galactic Death Star that steals the energy of a black hole.
 

Maximum7

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Okay so my archeology idea didn’t work. My scientist is called upon by the New Republic to investigate why the supermassive black hole is more active than usual and sucking in things from a further range. I just need something for the scientist to be studying before he is called away. It has to sound fresh and cool.
 

snoopy7548

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Okay so my archeology idea didn’t work. My scientist is called upon by the New Republic to investigate why the supermassive black hole is more active than usual and sucking in things from a further range. I just need something for the scientist to be studying before he is called away. It has to sound fresh and cool.
Watermelons are fresh and cool.
 

Maximum7

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My idea was perfect. I got it from Mythic Scribes. Intermetallic energy alloy plating. Then I found something like that existed on Wookieepedia. I’m so pissed!!!! Why can’t I find an idea that works and hasn’t been done already?
 

snoopy7548

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Maybe the scientist could be working on a machine that generates ideas for things a scientist could be working on when writing Star Wars fan fiction.
 

Maximum7

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Okay someone on Reddit informed me that a supermassive black hole could never do what I want it to do. I’ve decided to scrap the whole story.
 

Gunbuster

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A realistic cockpit/auto pilot so they can stop pretending they are driving ships around in system at fractions of lightspeed by looking out a window.
 

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