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Astrophysics in Pop-Culture: “Kingsman” and “The Lazarus Effect” in “Science Goes to the Movies”

Curious about pop-culture's representation of the mad-scientist, attempting to play God and paying the price? In this episode of Science Goes to the Movies (presented by Cuny.tv), Co-hosts Faith Salie and Dr. Heather Berlin speak with renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson – Director of The American Museum of Natural History’s Hayden Planetarium – to discuss how Hollywood depicts scientists, particularly in current movies The Lazarus Effect and Kingsman: The Secret Service, and also 1954’s Them!, a horror film about giant mutant ants.