Paul 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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