Prof applies real science to science fiction. How does it hold up?
Originally aired: Friday, June 20, 2014
Dr. Charles Adler, a physics professor at St. Mary's College of Maryland and author of Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction, joins the show to discuss his book and dissect the science behind the science fiction in Gravity and other big movies. Dr. Adler also reveals the worst offender: Star Trek Into Darkness.