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07 March 2018 @ 05:56 am
Art vs. Entertainment  
Once again, Neil deGrasse Tyson, who once said that science can do anything philosophy can, only better, demonstrates Richard Feynman’s remark that a scientist outside her area of expertise can be as wrong as anybody else. John Scalzi discusses,

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Elenbarathi: Abandon hopeelenbarathi on March 9th, 2018 07:54 pm (UTC)
Neil deGrasse Tyson lost credibility in my book for giving the movie Interstellar a high rating for scientific accuracy. Sure, that movie did present a number of real scientific concepts in a believable manner, but the whole underlying plot was based on such implausible newage-sewage woo as to make one's eyes roll right out. If I want to see mystic tesseracts, time-travel and the Power of Cosmic Love fixing everything so Smart Girl can bring Daddy home from being lost in space, I'll go watch A Wrinkle In Time.