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'Interstellar' Featurette Focuses on the Real Science Behind the Film

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October 23, 2014
Source: Wired

Interstellar

If you feel like you've seen enough footage from Interstellar, and you've already made your decision to see the film, we're right there with you. We're trying to avoid seeing too much of the film before Christopher Nolan's sci-fi flick hits theaters in a couple weeks. But if you want to learn a little more about the real science that inspired the film, Wired has just revealed a cool new featurette with physicist Kip Thorne (an executive producer on the project), who helped Nolan understand the real science behind wormholes, space travel and more. This stuff is pretty mindblowing, but it's also only a brief video. If you really want to dive into the science of Interstellar, we recommend checking out Wired's article on the matter. Watch below!

Here's a look at the science of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar from Wired:

For more on Interstellar, see fan-art posters, five new TV spots, third official trailer and the official website.

Interstellar is directed by British filmmaker Christopher Nolan, of the films Doodlebug, Following, Memento, Insomnia, Batman Begins, The Prestige, The Dark Knight, Inception and The Dark Knight Rises. The screenplay is by Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan, based on scientific theories by Caltech astrophysicist Kip Thorne and follows a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage. Matthew McConaughey stars in the film which Paramount Pictures releases on November 7th. For more information and to see a visualization of the stars, visit interstellarmovie.com. Or follow @Interstellar

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  • DAVIDPD
    WIRED is a great source for pop-science. This was cool..
  • Thats Zimmers score in the background.
  • TheOct8pus
    Let's have the movie already!
  • TheOct8pus
    Why does Christopher Nolan have a British accent while Jonathan Nolan has an American accent? These are the things that keep me up at night

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