Estimating the Population Density on Coruscant (from The Mandalorian)

Rhett Allain
4 min readMar 18
Coruscant. Image: Disney.

Here’s the line from The Mandalorian Chapter 19: The Convert. Elia Kane is talking to Dr. Pershing about Coruscant. Don’t worry, there aren’t any plot spoilers here.

Elia: A trillion permanent residents.

Pershing: Amazing.

Rhett Allain

Physics faculty, science blogger of all things geek. Technical Consultant for CBS MacGyver and MythBusters. WIRED blogger.