Hollywood’s Portrayal of Space: Part 2

When Hollywood makes a movie set in space, the science in the movie may or may not be based in reality.

Interstellar movie is helping scientists model REAL black holes

The team behind Interstellar’s awesome special effects meant business when they set out to emulate space, celestial objects and black holes as scientifically accurate as possible. In a paper published in the journal Classical and Quantum Gravity, the special effects crew describe at length the innovative computer code they used to generate stunning imagery, but also make new scientific discoveries. Whenever a SciFi movie spews new scientific advancement, well, you know it’s a good one!