Science Problems in “Interstellar”, Part Two (Global Warming/Environmental Issues)

In this segment I'd like to focus on the environmental science of this film and the climate-change scenario they portray. Credit where it’s due: Dust-bowl conditions could happen again. And millions/billions could/would starve. Even on a decadal time scale, we will see the bread basket of America suffer from severe drought, water depletion and top … Continue reading Science Problems in “Interstellar”, Part Two (Global Warming/Environmental Issues)

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Science Problems in “Interstellar” Part One

In the wake of Christopher Nolan’s ambitious film “Interstellar”, there is a lot of internet content out there over-analyzing the plot, themes, and overall theatrical experience of the movie. Plenty of words are wasted (or not?) discussing how this film fits into Nolan’s overall ouvre and how it compares to some of his other ‘heady’ … Continue reading Science Problems in “Interstellar” Part One