By Alex Kontis
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Have you ever watched a film and thought “that scientific principle is being completely violated to solely serve the needs of the protagonist in their efforts at overcoming this character-building obstacle”? Well that’s what this show is about. Each episode focuses on an a particular film to see how the science fiction holds up to the science fact.
||CleanJurassic Park and De-extinction||Dinosaurs have been extinct for 65 million years. Find out how they might walk the Earth again.||9 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Beautiful Mind and Schizophrenia||John Nash is the Nobel Prize winning mathematician portrayed in A Beautiful Mind. He spent much of his life living with schizophrenia.||21 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Circle and Online Privacy||Every digital service you use relies on your data. But does that data make the service better for you or for the company? Do you really know what you’re agreeing to in the terms and conditions?||9 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnother Earth and The Search for Habitable Planets||For as long as humans have looked at the night sky we've dreamed about discovering another Earth-like planet that we could inhabit. We might be closer to that goal than you think...||28 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAssassin's Creed and Genetic Memory||How much do you know about your grandparents or great-grandparents? What if their memories and experiences are part of your DNA, and you could access them? In Assassin's Creed, genetic memories are a key scientific plot device. Let's see how plausible||31 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComing Soon||Hollywood Science trailer||16 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Five stars for now...
Great start! I really liked the first two episodes, but the third episode (The Circle) seemed to be much less science-based and leaning more towards social commentary.