We’re Still Waiting for Hollywood to Depict a Plausible Alien Ecosystem
You might expect scientists to heap scorn on Hollywood’s depiction of aliens, but they’re generally forgiving. Dirk Schulze-Makuch, an astrobiologist at the Technical University of Berlin, remarks that most science-fiction aliens are either riffs off the weird life we see in Earth’s deep ocean, such as the squid-like creatures of Arrival, or versions of now-extinct […]
Cracking Avatar’s Language Codes
A fictional language makes the jump to reality.