21 Times Hollywood Actually Got The Science Right

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If you've been reading the site for a while, you know we're always pointing out ways Hollywood messes up smart stuff like science. We decided to shake things up and look for examples where movies and shows got their science surprisingly right.

Whether they hired experts, paid attention in science class, or just stumbled into the right thing, these movie- and showmakers somehow managed to crank out scientifically accurate content.

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Entry by Tee Ngin Rui

21 Times Hollywood Actually Got The Science Right

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Spiderwebs do have enough tensile strength to stop a moving train. In the famous train scene from Spider-Man 2, it is estimated that the silks are sub

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People who suffer from amnesia don't forget who they are, but have difficulties creating new memories. DRUSDEALER FACTS: Fact B rficense 6: num Clinic

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IN A SCENE OF FINDING NEMO, MARLIN IS STUNG MULTIPLE TIMES BY A SWARM OF JELLYFISH, AND MANAGES TO SURVIVE THIS SCENE IS ACTUALLY SCIENTIFICALLY ACCUR

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21 Times Hollywood Actually Got The Science Right

The black hole effects in Interstellar were based on equations by theoretical physicist Kip Thorne. The black hole the team created is a twisting, com

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IN THE MOVIE SEVEN POUNDS, WILL WILL SMTH SMITH SEVEN POUNDS COMMITS SUICIDE BY JELLYFISH. Chironex fleckeri is a species of box jellyfish known as th

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Entry by Andrea Meno

In Deep Impact, a tsunami that looks like a giant hill of water swallows NYC. That's exactly what a tsunami near shore would look like- not like a plu

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CRACKEDcO SyFy's The Expanse actually got gravity and Einstein's General Relativity right. In space, you won't see a person standing or walking normal

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In Finding Dory, Hank the octopus can blend in perfectly with his surroundings. He changes color and contorts his body so that he's practically invisi

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Entry by PollyDarton

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The hierarchy displayed by the hyenas in The Lion King is based on real hyena traits. The trio of the spotted hyenas is led by Shenzi, the female one.

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While most of the science in Breaking Bad isn't completely on point, Walt's plan to cut through a heavy duty lock with thermite is scientifically corr

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In Finding Nemo, Bruce the shark cries about not meeting his father. E never knew my father! Pregnant female sharks avoid male sharks as much as possi

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The filmmakers behind Contagion consulted real life epidemiologistsa and disaster experts. They based the movie's fictional MEV-1 virus on the real Ni

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The Wizard of Oz It IS possible for a twister to lift up an entire house.

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CRACKED COM In Black Panther, a society living near a meteorite crash site quickly advances thanks to a rare metal from the meteorite. That's happened

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In GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Quill exposes himself to open space for a few seconds and survives. That's not just because he's a superhero. Animal studie

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When Miles Morales electrocutes Peter Parker, his nervous system glows instead of his skeleton. SSPIDERMA INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Nerves conduct electri

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In Baywatch, Zac Efron and The Rock carry two refrigerators, each. Ridiculous, right? Not really. Refrigerators are largely made up of empty space, so