Now, hang on just one parsec ... or maybe not. Though a parsec may sound like a derivative of "second," it actually isn't. And that's why the famed line about the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars — "It's the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs" — doesn't make sense. The true meaning of the word is way cooler anyway.
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Written by Joanie Faletto April 7, 2018
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