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Science at the Movies

Science-related movies up for Oscars include The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Dark Knight, and Wall-E. But science has been part of films as long as there has been a big screen

The Final Frontier: The Science of Star Trek

As the new movie warps into theaters this week, we ask physicist Lawrence Krauss, author of The Physics of Star Trek, how the sci-fi franchise keeps it real, and also how it bends--or breaks--a few laws of nature


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The remake of this 1951 sci-fi classic delivers a modern warning wrapped in an ancient myth


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