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Hollywood Science: Good for Hollywood, Bad for Science?

Posted by on Jun 30, 2011 in mediabar, Multimedia | 0 comments

Hollywood Science: Good for Hollywood, Bad for Science?

From the American Chemical Society, March 21, 2011

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Dr. Kiki’s Science Hour: Science Goes to Hollywood

Posted by on Jun 6, 2011 in mediabar, Multimedia | 0 comments

Dr. Kiki’s Science Hour: Science Goes to Hollywood

Dr. Kirsten Sanford and Leo Laporte chat with Sidney about Hollywood science.

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The Reality of Iron Man

Posted by on Jun 5, 2011 in mediabar, Multimedia | 0 comments

The Reality of Iron Man

How realistic are the science and physics behind Iron Man? How close are humans to having technologies like the Iron Man suit and power sources like the Arc...

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CU Science Update: Hollywood Science

Posted by on Jun 5, 2011 in mediabar, Multimedia | 0 comments

CU Science Update: Hollywood Science

It is often said that good stories trump good science. When it’s convenient for the plot line, science will often take a back seat. But the portrayal of science, and scientists in movies is usually filled with blunders and...

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How powerful is unstoppable?

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How powerful is unstoppable?

How realistic is the science and physics behind the new movie Unstoppable? How much power does that unstoppable train really...

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Is the futuristic world of TRON outdated?

Posted by on Jun 5, 2011 in mediabar, Multimedia | 0 comments

Is the futuristic world of TRON outdated?

Arguably humans now interact with each other more digitally than in person. We have digitally uploaded our social lives onto the computer via Facebook and Twitter. Our body movements are now even digitized to avatars with technologies like Nintendo Wii, XBox Kinetic, and Playstation Move. So is the idea of uploading one’s self into a digital world as novel as it was when TRON first came out in 1982? Will today’s audience be as impressed as they were nearly three decades ago or is this a concept that they are all too familiar...

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