Mark Devlin

Jun. 26, 2009

Summer Science Movies

We'll talk about the art and science of several films out this summer, from documentaries chronicling an astronomy project, to a mass-market blockbuster featuring antimatter in a supporting role.

science fiction, film, movies, art

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Comet's Tail Shines Light on Sun

\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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