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The Science Behind The Netflix Movie 'Don't Look Up'

Don’t Look Up is a Netflix film directed by Adam McKay, and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennife...

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13.56 5 Feb 2022


The Science Behind The Netflix Movie 'Don't Look Up'


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13.56 5 Feb 2022


Don’t Look Up is a Netflix film directed by Adam McKay, and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and a host of other A-Listers that is currently streaming on the platform.

It tells the story of two low level astronomers doing a media tour trying to convince the world of the impending doom of a massive meteor on its way to destroy the earth, and struggling to convince people of the seriousness of the situation.

The scientific advisor to the movie was astronomer Dr. Amy Mainzer who joined the Anton Savage Show. 

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