Neil deGrasse Tyson on the Mysteries of #Gravity
Scientists can be harsh film critics, as evidenced by Neil deGrasse Tyson's recent evisceration of the film Gravity on Twitter.
Scientists can be harsh film critics, as evidenced by the astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson's recent evisceration of the film Gravity on Twitter.
In a series of Tweets, Tyson listed various "mysteries," which included the question of why Sandra Bullock's character, a medical Doctor, would be servicing the Hubble Space Telescope.
Another mystery: "When Clooney releases Bullock's tether, he drifts away. In zero-G a single tug brings them together."
And another: "Nearly all satellites orbit Earth west to east yet all satellite debris portrayed orbited east to west."
And perhaps the greatest mystery of all: "Why anyone is impressed with a zero-G film 45 years after being impressed with "2001:A Space Odyssey"
Nevertheless, "my Tweets hardly ever convey opinion," Tyson wrote. "Mostly perspectives on the world. But if you must know, I enjoyed #Gravity very much."
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