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Science Goes to the Movies Previous Broadcasts

Tarzan (Episode #307H)

KQED Plus: Mon, May 21, 2018 -- 12:30 AM

Humans are descended from apes! Professor William Harcourt-Smith explains how that idea is both true and false. Additionally - if apes raised Tarzan, would he truly act like the apes? If apes had the consciousness and brainpower of humans would they rise up like in Planet of the Apes? Our scientist breaks it all down on this episode of Science Goes to the Movies.

Zero Days/ Mr. Robot (Episode #306H)

KQED Plus: Mon, May 14, 2018 -- 12:30 AM

Science Goes to the Movies hacks into the realities behind the TV show Mr. Robot and feature documentary, Zero Days. Watch as our guest, Rosario Gennaro, breaks down why Mr. Robot isn't so fictional.

Producing The Science Movie In Hollywood, Part 2 (Episode #305H)

KQED Plus: Mon, May 7, 2018 -- 12:30 AM

The conversation continues with movie producer, Lynda Obst, about the importance of using real science in movies, her relationship with Carl Sagan and her experience meeting Stephen Hawking.

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