This involves geekitude on so many levels. Everything from knowledge of the planet Hoth, to forensics and Newton’s Law of Cooling. Not to mention the assumed rectal temperature of tauntaun.
Oh, science. We love you.
Science Proves Luke Skywalker Should Have Died In The Tauntaun’s Belly
Forensic Tauntaunologists use Newton’s Law of Cooling and the diagnostic criterion of hypothermia to determine whether Han actually accidentally left him for dead in the icy Hoth wilderness.