10 Movies that got the Science Right

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The future or in some cases the past has some pretty neat technology. According to scientists and physicists, these movies got it right when it comes to achievable technology.

Jurassic Park (1993)

Could we recreate an animal from DNA? Scientists in Korea are currently cloning deceased pets, mammoths are next and then, who knows!

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Blade Runner (1982)

With the rise in AI and increasingly realistic humanoid robots will we see or fail to see the robots that walk among us.

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Alien (1979)

The idea of a parasite using us as a host to incubate its young is very plausible, the botfly lays its eggs in a person and the fly hatches in not such a spectacular way.

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Star Wars – Episode IV – A New Hope

Exo-Planets, Lightspeed travel, Weapons that can destroy worlds, The “force”. All of these things could be possible. The force could be more difficult to prove or even measure, but the Hadron Collider and quantum physics could have the answer to this theory.

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The War of the Worlds (1953)

If we do get a response in our Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence will it be in the form of an email, text message or full-scale invasion?

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2001 A Space Odyssey (1968)

Could an A.I. have murder on its circuits? Google’s A.I. already said what it would do to us.

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Contact (1997)

Can an Einstein-Rosen bridge be the way we travel across the cosmos and reach our neighbors?

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The Matrix (1999)

Are we living in a computer simulation? Some scientists say it is more likely that we are than aren’t. With the advances in gaming, virtual reality, and augmented reality could we eventually fail to know the difference between the two?

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy (2005)

space tourism, parallel universes, instant translation devices, sentient computers, all possible in the mind of today’s scientists. But how can we make it happen?

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Avatar (2009)

Finding another habitable planet, terraforming, blending DNA with an alien species, Controlling another body with thought. With the advances in prosthetics could we eventually control another body?

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Did we miss any? leave your favorite science-based movie in the comments below.

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