‘Star Wars’ fan’s real lightsaber earns Guinness World Record | USA TODAY

“Star Wars” fan and Russian YouTuber Alex Burkan was recognized by Guinness World Records for creating the world’s first retractable lightsaber.

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Alex Burkan, behind the YouTube channel Alex Lab, was recognized by Guinness World Records for the over 3 foot plasma blade that reaches temperatures over 5,072 degrees Fahrenheit and can cut through steel, according to a news release.

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