Neil DeGrasse Tyson Fact-Checked The New ‘Star Wars’ Movie
While Neil deGrasse Tyson admits that the new droid in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is “waaaaay cuter” than R2-D2, he points out that the smooth metal spherical ball would have “skidded uncontrollably on sand.”
The famed astrophysicist is known for offering his observations and critiques of scientific movies. He did the same for the record-breaking new “Star Wars” movie in a series of tweets on Monday.
While not all of Tyson’s tweets were specifically scientific critiques — the Stormtroopers, he said, “still run as though they’re carrying a full load of poop in their diapers” — Tyson made clear that when it came to the facts, he was mostly unimpressed.
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