Neil deGrasse Tyson Pokes Holes in ‘Gravity’

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
October 7, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson, a famed astrophysicist, enjoyed the movie “Gravity” but puzzles over some of the aspects of the film. (spoiler alert)

Tyson said on Twitter on Monday night that he enjoyed “Gravity” very much, but he also posited a series of musings about the film.

Besides suggesting that the film should be renamed “Angular Momentum” or “Zero Gravity,” and that the film depicts a realistic scenario of catastrophic satellite destruction, here’s what he had to say. 

Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.