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Great Scott!! The “Movie Scientist Blogathon” is Back!

Originally posted on Christina Wehner:
The “Movie Scientist Blogathon: The Good, the Mad, the Lonely” is back for 2017! I am so excited to be co-hosting this event with Ruth at Silver Screenings. The blogathon is about movie scientists. The good scientists, the mad scientists, and the lonely scientists. The idea originated from a discussion between…

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#MovieScientist Blogathon Day 3 Recap – The Lonely

Today’s #MovieScientist posts look at the lonely, often isolated nature of scientific work. The movies below examine movie scientists who work alone, or as part of a small, secluded team. Participants: Thank you for your research, observations and hard work over these past three days. We were so impressed by your selection of films and… Continue reading #MovieScientist Blogathon Day 3 Recap – The Lonely

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Movie Scientist Blogathon Day 2 Recap – The Mad

Originally posted on Christina Wehner:
Yesterday, Good Scientists had their day in the sun – today the Mad Scientists come out from the shadows! And what a marvelous assemblage of Madness. The Love Pirate draws lessons of both caution and hope in Tony Stark the Mad Scientist – Avengers: Age of Ultron Speakeasy shows how Frankenstein Must Die takes the…

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Movie Scientists Blogathon Day 1 Recap – The Good

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Mad scientists get all the press. Everyone loves a good mad scientist. But what about a good good scientist? I think it has been proven conclusively today that good scientists abound in film and are every bit as charismatic, brilliant, romantic, fascinating and fun as their mad counterparts. Thanks everyone for your incredibly…

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Cornelius, Zira & Questionnable Science

The original Planet of the Apes (1968) is a cheesy, but creepy, head trip. Now, before we go any further, we (as in, yours truly) adore the original Planet of the Apes franchise and, even though it is a sci-fi cheese fest, it can do no wrong in our eyes. Who cares about the dated soundtrack and cast-off Flintstones… Continue reading Cornelius, Zira & Questionnable Science

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#MovieScientist Blogathon Starts Friday!

The biggest movie scientist blogging bash of the year starts this Friday! We can’t wait to read your observations of – and musings on – the portrayal of scientists in film. The blogathon runs this weekend, February 19th, 20th and 21st. Remember, each day will be dedicated to a different subset of movie scientists: Friday the… Continue reading #MovieScientist Blogathon Starts Friday!

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Announcing the “Movie Scientist Blogathon!”

Originally posted on Christina Wehner:
The inimitable Silver Screenings and I are delighted to announce the “Movie Scientist Blogathon: The Good, The Mad, The Lonely!” Why? – Silver Screenings and I were discussing how scientists who work alone are prone to silly errors. In a collaborative environment, surely Frankenstein would not have inserted that abnormal brain into his…