The Scientific Components Necessary to Make a Real-Life Version of the ‘Doctor Who’ Sonic Screwdriver

In an episode of Because Science, host Kyle Hill posits whether or not the famous sonic screwdriver from Doctor Who can actually be created in real life while introducing the basics of acoustic levitation and rotational momentum as the primary forces necessary in doing so.

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