Interstellar (Part 1)
What: Interstellar has lots to talk about! In this episode we cover the stuff that is mostly not physics. In the movie: the world is ending and we have to mobilize!
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow, Matt Damon, Michael Caine, Casey Afflek, Wes Bentley
Memories of Carl Sagan’s Contact
Kip Thorne does movie science again. Carl Sagan’s Contact. Mathew McConaughey plays two opposing roles.
Corn, Corn, and Corn
Monocultures. Blight. We talk about anthropogenic climate change even though it isn’t mentioned in the film. Reduced population. Governments.
Explorers and Pioneers
Scientific mindset. Humanity’s will to expand. Good science parenting.
TARS. 2001. Humor settings and the best robot locomotion.
Don’t let me leave, Murph.
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