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Here's Niel deGrasse Tyson's Review of 'The Martian'

Niel deGrasse Tyson reveiws the scientific accuracy of The Martian and it's pretty epic.

Astrophysicist and TV personality Neil deGrasse Tyson is not the type of person to shy away from Hollywood's limelight. Whenever, a sci-fi movie is released to theaters Tyson always offers his opinion on the movie and details how realistic the movie actually is. Recently, he went on Twitter to weigh in on the Matt Damon space movie The Martian.  Tyson, is a well known scientist and host of the 2014 Fox hit series Cosmos, revealed just how fictional The Martian was on Twitter by saying world governments don't defer to science and certainly wouldn't collaborate to save a stranded astronaut as they do in the movie. Neil deGrasse Tyson Neil deGrasse Tyson “Evidence that the @MartianMovie is fantasy: All who make important decisions are scientifically literate,” Tyson wrote. In fact, he pointed out another impossible plot point in the movie: “the USA & China cooperate with one another in Space.” However, he did love how accurate The Martian described working at the Nasa centers. “But watching two @NASA centers collaborate — geek gold,” he wrote. But, Tyson could not find any scientific inaccuracies in the Ridley Scott feature film. He touches on the abstract challenges that Matt Damon's character, astronaut Mark Watney faces when the botanist is stranded on Mars and must survive by growing his own food until a rescue mission or more supplies can reach him. “You experience Love, Hate, Envy, Anxiety, Pride, & Heroism, all through the lens of science,” he said. “They got crucial science right, while enhancing the story by fictionalizing the science that remained.” Related Martian news: Neil deGrasse Tyson Image credit: YouTube What did you think of The Martian? Did you think the movie was scientifically accurate? Share with us your thoughts in the comments below!

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