Posts by Jim Eagan
Environmental Themes in “The Day The Earth Stood Still”

When “The Day The Earth Stood Still” was released in 1951 the film served as an allegory for nuclear proliferation. But today’s remake of the sci-fi thriller is instead about global warming and environmentalism. In this video, ScienCentral speaks with Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly about these issues.

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The Happening: Garden-variety Horror

ScienCentral interviews the cast and crew of “The Happening,” as well as a plant toxicologist from New York University, about toxic plants, religion vs. science, and the challenges of making this enviro-horror film.

Read | 51 Comments | Published in: All · Environment

“Jumper” & Real Teleportation

From “Star Trek” to the new sci-fi film “Jumper,” we’re all familiar with the idea of teleportation. But as this ScienCentral News video explains, scientists are actually doing real teleportation experiments in the lab.

Read | 7 Comments | Published in: All · Technology · Weird Science

“Jumper” & Real Teleportation

From “Star Trek” to the new sci-fi film “Jumper,” we’re all familiar with the idea of teleportation. But as this ScienCentral News video explains, scientists are actually doing real teleportation experiments in the lab. [If you cannot see the flash video below, you can click here for a high quality mp4 video.] Interviewee: Dave Wineland, […]

Read | 22 Comments | Published in: All · Technology · Weird Science

“Jumper” stars discuss teleportation

Actor Hayden Christensen and director Doug Liman were kind enough, and brave
enough, to talk to us about their understanding of teleportation in the real
world (as opposed to in their new movie, Jumper).

Read | 6 Comments | Published in: All · Technology · Weird Science


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