GeekSpeak for 2006-07-01

Geek News and Calls

The Geeks give the news and take your calls. It’s a full house in the air room: Lyle Troxell, Sean Cleveland, John Tracy, Miles Elam, Drew Meyer, and guest geek Alex Sleeis.


! Hollywood Usually Gets It Wrong
Movies usually get the science wrong. We’re not just talking about getting things a little bit wrong. They are missing out on the basic laws of physics, chemistry, engineering, and technology. It wouldn’t be so bad if it weren’t the fact that almost no movies actually make an effort to get their facts straight. Read more about the state of science in movies at [Phil Plait’s Bad Astronomy site|http://www.badastronomy.com/], an excellent resource and also a lot of fun.