Geeky new chart ranks sci-fi movies in terms of scientific accuracy

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Bad Science in movies

Ever wonder about the scientific accuracy of your favorite movies? (No, neither did we). Well, thanks to a handy new chart you can run through a checklist of major science fiction fallacies, like the presence of fire and sound in space, laser fights, and alien babies. (Wait, you mean it's not easy to interbreed humans and aliens? There go my hopes of one day having an adorable martian baby of my own.)

Apparently Star Wars and The Last Starfighter are the biggest offenders, while Apollo 13 and The Right Stuff get off scott free. Which is probably a good thing, since the latter films are based on events that, you know, actually happened.