Originally Posted by Lynk Former
I'd prefer 'Space Fantasy' to 'Science Fiction'. Star Wars makes little or no attempt to explain most of the science behind it, unlike proper Science Fiction, such as Star Trek.
I've long maintained that real-world science doesn't apply to Star Wars, no matter how much people try to shoe-horn it in to make sense. After all, this is a world where people can move starships with their minds, and where there are creatures made of calcified wood.