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Even Bill Gates couldn’t afford his own Death Star

If you have ever pondered after watching a Star Wars film  ‘I wonder how much it would cost to build my own Death Star!?’ – we now have the answer.

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British party site Twizzle has created a demographic that explains just how much it would cost to create the incredible planet shattering weapon system.

The overall total cost would be $22,452,000,000,000,000,000 – for the shell alone. If you wanted the weapons, tractor beams and communications gear then be prepared to dig even deeper. Even Bill Gates couldn’t afford his own Death Star.

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The Death Star would demand 1,080,000,000,000,000 tons of steel to produce and around $20,000 per kilogram to send the materials into space.

Twizzle also worked out earlier in the year that the total cost of being Iron Man is around $100 billion. Captain America is a relevant bargain, at only $55.1 million.

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