Does 'Interstellar' get the science right?

November 6, 2014 8:54 PM

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Does 'Interstellar' get the science right?

Gargantua, the black hole at the center of the 'Interstellar' film plot, is a pretty accurate representation of the densely-packed spheres with unbelievable gravitational pull, according to physicist and black hole expert Charles Misner.

Gargantua is the star of the new movie "Interstellar." Sure, the human cast includes Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain and other notable actors. But Gargantua, a huge, rapidly spinning black hole, is the astronomical centerpiece of the movie. In a movie that features plausible but...

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