Saturday, February 6, 2016

Interstellar

I fought the almost three hour prospect of watching Interstellar, but I'm so very glad I did.  There was very happy nerdiness there--lots of good Relativity gems etc.  I love to imagine other dimensions so it was such a treat.

But the philosophy and connections were enough to watch the film and love it.  Brand talks about nature once: that it can be harrowing, swift, etc. but never evil (even after losing a colleague to it).  And she blows us away with a scientific openness to what love might be:
The idea of a "they" or "ghosts" in the film turns out to be very rewarding.

But if you want to just enjoy the science fiction aspects, here is a little video with Neil DeGrasse Tyson explaining key things (SPOILERS):
**We also LOVED The Martian and have great hopes for Gravity.  Love these science-connected movies!

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