Hollywood Science

Hollywood Science

Have you ever watched a film and thought “that scientific principle is being completely violated to solely serve the needs of the protagonist in their efforts at overcoming this character-building obstacle”?

Well that’s what this show is about.

Each episode focuses on an a particular film to see how the science fiction holds up to the science fact.

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    A Beautiful Mind and Schizophrenia

    John Nash is the Nobel Prize winning mathematician portrayed in A Beautiful Mind. He spent much of his life living with schizophrenia.

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    The Circle and Online Privacy

    Every digital service you use relies on your data. But does that data make the service better for you or for the company? Do you really know what you’re agreeing to in the terms and conditions?

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    Another Earth and The Search for Habitable Planets

    For as long as humans have looked at the night sky we've dreamed about discovering another Earth-like planet that we could inhabit. We might be closer to that goal than you think...

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    Assassin's Creed and Genetic Memory

    How much do you know about your grandparents or great-grandparents? What if their memories and experiences are part of your DNA, and you could access them? In Assassin's Creed, genetic memories are a key scientific plot device. Let's see how plausible they are.

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    Coming Soon

    Have you ever watched a film and thought “that scientific principle is being completely violated to solely serve the needs of the protagonist in their efforts at overcoming this character-building obstacle”? Well that’s what this show is about.