Yeah, this is a common issue in JJ Abrams movies – total lack of understanding of physics. Kinda like the train derailing in ‘8mm’, or pretty much anything in ‘Cloverfield’
Starkiller base could have been envisioned a lot better than what we got. Glad it blew up.
You’ve waited long enough. It’s time for a post on the physics of the Star Wars VII Starkiller Base. Spoiler alert.