SETI Review of the astronomy in Star Wars 1

Larry Klaes (
Fri, 04 Jun 1999 14:20:31 -0400

Phil Plait, who runs the wonderful Bad Astronomy Web site (and he means bad as in bad, not bad as in good as in the current slang, ya dig?), has done a review on the astronomy in Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace, what little there is. Phil also reviewed the astronomy in 1998's giant-space- rocks-threaten-Earth films, Armageddon and Deep Impact. Take a wild guess which one had more bad astronomy than the other. Larry

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