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What Movies Get Wrong About Space

Hollywood can be pretty negligent about physics and astronomy, even in really good movies, but there are a few specific misconceptions that pop up again and again.

Movies mentioned (and potentially spoiled) in this video: Armageddon, Star Trek (2009), Total Recall (1990), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Host: Caitlin Hofmeister

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Sources:
http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Death_Star https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/asteroids/indepth
https://cneos.jpl.nasa.gov/sentry/faq.html
https://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news-detail.html?id=6583
https://web.archive.org/web/20080317214833/http://www.texasalmanac.com/environment/
https://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/ask_astro/space_travel.html
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Images:
https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/galleries/edge-on-view-of-near-earth-asteroids
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/nustar/multimedia/pia16695.html

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